Fall PC Student Life Leadership Retreat
Each year the offices of Student Life & Leadership from both the Maricopa Community College District and Central Arizona College host a three-day retreat designed to strengthen the leadership, life, and wellness skills of students. read more
Apply today for the LeaderShape Institute® is an intensive and energizing six-day educational
experience unlike any other college leadership development program. Indeed, over 25,000 college and university students from all over the world have participated in LeaderShape over the past two decades. The institute hosted each summer by the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is the only session dedicated specifically to community college students.
LeaderShape is taught by two national facilitators as well as ten MCCCD staff/faculty members. The program is filled with hands-on activities, team and character building exercises, and self-reflection opportunities.
Leadershape Manditory Orientation
- Date: May 3rd, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
- Location: Gateway Community College
LeaderShape Institute 2013
- Date: May 15th - 20th, 2013
- Location: ASU - West Campus, Phoenix Arizona
- Date: August 15th, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
- Location: Gateway Community College
- Cost: The program and all materials, including transportation and a 5-night stay including meals at ASU West Campus, is offered FREE to all participants.
REGISTRATION CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE
NOTE: Eight applicants will be selected from Phoenix College. Applicants must be current Phoenix College students. The deadline for consideration is Monday, April 15. Informal interviews will be held April 16th-19th to determine the final participants chosen to represent Phoenix College.
Visit the LeaderShape web site at leadershape.org for additional information or contact Genesis Toole (602-285-7230) and Diana Martinez(602-285-7960) in the PC Office of Student Life & Leadership.
The Emerging Leaders Program will help you to expand your leadership skills in an activity-based experiential format. You will learn to lead collaboratively in group settings and develop and strengthen your passion and commitment to community betterment and postive social change. Most of all you will have fun and make friends!
The Emerging Leaders Program is divided into three levels and is delivered in a (2) credit course format that meets 6 times a semester, including the weekend retreat (Note: a $75 course fee is required to cover the cost associated with the retreat.) An additional 8-hours of community service is also required.
- Level I: Fundamentals of Social Change Model of Leadership ( 2 credit CPD Course. Phoenix College Spring Semester Only)
- Level II: Applied Service Leadership (Spring Term)
- Level III: Facilitation (Fall & Spring Terms)
This class is transferable as elective credit to Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona.
Meeting dates and times will be announced in the Fall. All meetings (except the weekend retreat) will take place at Phoenix College. Typically meetings are on Friday afternoons. Student must be able to attend all scheduled meetings to participate in the program.
To get involved with the program in SPRING 2011 you must register for the class during Spring registration starting in October. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the Office of Student Life & Leadership at 602-285-7231. You can also visit PVCC Emerging Leaders formore information on the program.
Student Public Policy Program
The application for SPPF 2012-2013 is now available: PDF
What is SPPF? The Student Public Policy Forum (SPPF) is an academic program that provides an overview of local, state and national public policy making, and citizen influence and involvement. A focus is placed on experiential learning and leadership development through engagement in the public policy process.
SPPF is a year-long program (September to April), with meetings held every other Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Maricopa Community Colleges District Office in Tempe. For a copy of scheduled events, please see the attached SPPF 2010-2011 Application or visit http://www.maricopa.edu/sppf/events
By joining SPPF students will:
- Gain confidence and interact with public officials
- Communicate effectively in a political context
- Effectively advocate for and with the community
- Learn the why and how of consensus building
- Develop and refine leadership traits
SPPF is also a lot of fun! Students will make new friends from each of the ten Maricopa Community Colleges who share their passion for making a difference. Students will also have the opportunity to network with likeminded students across the country at the National Student Advocacy & Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. The Washington, DC trip is paid for by the Maricopa Community Colleges. The only cost to students for participating in SPPF is the tuition and enrollment fee for POS 115 (see below).
POS 115 (Spring 2012)In the spring semester, SPPF students enroll in a special hybrid section of POS 115: Issues in American Politics, covering:
- Arizona Legislature, Courts, & Elections
- United States Congress
- Hands-on Advocacy in Washington, DC
- Campus Event Facilitation
General education designations: L, SB/Transferable to all 3 Arizona state universities.
For more information about SPPF, visit www.maricopa.edu/sppf or contact the Office of Student Life & Leadership at 602-285-7231.