Laker Leadership Programs

Program Proposals

The deadline to submit a program proposal has past. Thank you for all of your submissions!


We would like to cordially invite you to participate in the 18th annual Leadership Summit at Grand Valley State University held on Saturday February 21, 2015. Our student led committee is currently seeking qualified professionals (students and staff) to present educational sessions 50 minutes in length, which advocate our core values as reflected in our mission: “The Leadership Summit of Grand Valley State University is a professional conference which strives to foster leadership development for undergraduate students in multidisciplinary aspects of campus life.”

We are seeking educational sessions to cover both emerging to experienced leadership skills.  Interest areas may include:

  • General Leadership Development
  • Civic Engagement & Service Learning
  • Greek Life
  • Personal Development
  • Professional Development
  • Social Justice & Inclusion
  • Student Organizations

The online program proposal requires the following information:

  • Presentation Title
  • Contact information
  • Biography for each presenter (50 words or less)
  • Presentation Theme/ Interest Area
  • Presentation Equipment needs
  • Presentation Goals / Learning Outcomes (used for evaluation purposes)
  • Presentation Abstract (100 words or less)



All undergraduate student presenters must also register for the conference.  Presenters that are Graduate Assistants, staff, or advisors are encouraged to register if they wish to attend the dinner.  Presenters that are staff and advisors are encouraged to bring a delegation of students and should note that a user friendly group registration process if available.  For more information about registration, click here
For your reference, last year's Conference Program Booklet (2014) can be viewed HERE.
With your help, the Leadership Summit will become the premiere leadership conference in the Midwest. You’re knowledge and expertise will benefit all student leaders who attend. Please note that we are unable to reimburse presenter and co-presenters for travel, lodging, or other related expenses.  Thank you for your consideration and see you in February!

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