Virtual Engagement

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Student Life is offering students new ways to stay connected through virtual activities, workshops and more.

Leadership Academy

About the Leadership Academy

Elevate your leadership skills. Network with and learn from experts in the field. Build professional relationships with other student leaders at UBuffalo. Together, we lead.

The Virtual Leadership Academy is a new program hosted by Student Engagement. Intentionally designed to engage students in conversations about leadership skills and strategies, this 8-week long program will help students discover who they are as a leader and develop their full leadership potential. We'll host weekly discussions and small group meetings that allow students to take a deep dive into what it means to be a leader and how they can leverage their skills to stand out amongst UBuffalo student leaders. 

This program will be delivered synchronously through an online platform on Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Students must be available at that time to participate in the Virtual Leadership Academy.

Be Part of our Pilot Program

Participation in the Virtual Leadership Academy requires pre-registration. Register for the program by September 22 at 9:00 a.m. by signing up on UBLinked!

Virtual Leadership Academy Curriculum

We'll present topics relevant to current students and our global society and examine them through a leadership lens.

Topics to be Covered

  • Foundations of leadership
  • Styles of leadership
  • Leadership skills and strategies
  • Developing a growth mindset
  • Leading others through service
  • Power and privilege in leadership
  • Having difficult conversations as a leader
  • Developing a leadership vision

Staying Connected to Campus

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Create your next steps and take advantage of virtual career opportunities.

Maintaing a Sound Mind and Body

Stay positive by finding new ways to exercise and relax.

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Brush up on your instrument skills. The UB Marching Band is recruiting. Learn more about how to join for the fall.

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For Campus Residents

Students have opportunities to engage and explore academic support resources, health and wellness strategies, and connect virtually to their community with events hosted by student leaders that are still on campus. 

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