Student Life office hosts first-ever Student Leadership Summit

More than 135 engaged campus leaders recently participated in the first-ever Student Leadership Summit, co-ordinated by the Student Life office. The summit featured a variety of conference-style sessions presented by talented Durham College staff members, and a keynote address by author, producer, and motivational speaker, Stuart Knight.

“I was fortunate to attend the Student Leadership summit not only for the informative sessions but to engage in an environment full of ideas, advice and most importantly, motivating factors for leaders of tomorrow’s society,” said Shameir Hosein, student life assistant. “The key note speaker, Stuart Knight,  inspired everyone to really think about the role that conversation plays in one’s life and how to make that conversation a positive impact.”

Diverse session topics included: Strengths based Leadership; Leading with Positivity; Leadership and Diversity; Agents of Change; Empowering the Future through Sustainability; Leading a Successful Event; What’s Your Leadership and Career Brand? Public Speaking; Navigation Leadership Styles for Success, and more.

“I would highly recommend the Student Leadership Summit to anyone, whether you’re an extrovert or introvert, the learning outcome of this summit will definitely make a positive impact on your life,” said Hosein.