Office of Student Activities
Main Campus: D-1010
Phone: (815) 280-2308

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday : 8:00am - 6:30pm

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Student Leadership Training 

First Impression 

Emerging Leaders Program

This program is for JJC students who are nominated OR who apply and are accepted to this program. The student must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA to participate.

There are two tracks to this program. Sessions for both tracks are held on Fridays from 11 - 12:30pm once a month. 

The Life Skills Track occurs during Fall Semester 2014.

Dates and topics for the sessions are:
   October 3 - Goal setting
   November 7 - Using Your Super Power of Influence
   December 5 - Half Full or Half Empty

The Career Track occurs during Spring Semester 2015.

Dates and topics for the sessions are:
   March 6 - Presenting You!
   April 10 - What Are Your Strengths?
   May 1 - Jump Start Networking Mixer

The purpose of this series is to help students develop employability skills that will enhance opportunities in a future job market.

This series is co-sponsored by Student Activities, Alumni Relations and Career Services.

Student Leadership Program for Club Leaders

This leadership program is specifically for students who are club members at JJC.
Sessions will be held on Fridays from 1-3pm in A-1002 both Fall and Spring semesters and will be on topics relative to clubs (promoting your club, fundraising for your group, paperwork completion for chartering, etc.)

Dates for these sessions are:
   September 26
   October 24
   February 6
   March 13.

Campus Community Leadership Lunches

These leadership sessions are open to any JJC student who is interested in developing or improving upon their leadership skills. These sessions are led by community and JJC staff/faculty members. 

Sessions will occur on Wednesdays from 2:30 - 4pm in D-1010 Conference Room once a month.

Dates, topics and presenters for the sessions are:
   September 17 - Turn Leadership Skills into Scholarships  JJC Students and Alumni
   October 15 - Conflict?? Not Me!  Pam Dilday
   November 19 - Leading in the Classroom: A Faculty Perspective  Andy Neill
   February 18 - Millennial Who? Leadership Styles  Amy Sims
   March 18 - Careers for the Future   Career Services
   April 15 - How do I Boil an Egg? Launching Your Involvement at the Next Level
   Dr. Yolanda Isaacs

Scholarship Opportunities

Each of these tiers of leadership training will provide students with the chance to improve upon their skills and possibly earn a scholarship. For each level, one $500 scholarship per semester will be awarded to the student meeting the attendance requirements, completing the community service component and the required essay.

For information about any of these programs, contact the Office of Student Activities at 815-280-2755 or email

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