Heavener Leadership Challenge – Summer 2015 and Fall 2015

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HLC INFO SESSION: FEBRUARY 23

APPLY! - FALL 2015 Applications

APPLY! - SUMMER 2015 Applications*

*Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Transfer Students

The Heavener Leadership Challenge is a premier leadership development program for sophomore, junior, and transfer students in the Warrington College of Business Administration. Through this 10 week program, you will not only learn about leadership, but you will also be encouraged to grow as a leader.

The Heavener Leadership Challenge is complementary to our other CCLD programs such as The Florida Leadership Academy, Enacuts, BUMP and the Leadership Development Program. All sophomores, juniors, and transfer students are encouraged to apply.

The Foundation

The Heavener Leadership Challenge is built upon the foundation that Leadership is everyone’s business. Leadership can be taught and learned by everyone. Additionally, our curriculum is guided by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner’s The Student Leadership Challenge and the 5 Exemplary Practices of Leadership:

  • Model the Way
  • Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Challenge the Process
  • Enable Others to Act
  • Encourage the Heart

Eligibility

Must be an undergraduate student in the Warrington College of Business Administration (Fisher or Heavener Schools)

Fall Eligibility:

  • At the start of the program, applicants must be either sophomores (2nd year students), or juniors (3rd year students)
  • or is a transfer student
  • and the applicant must be in Gainesville for all meetings and retreats

Summer Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be current freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or transfer students
  • and the applicant must be in Gainesvill for all meetings and retreats

HLC Requirements

Leadership does not happen in a bubble! All Heavener Leadership Challenge participants must complete the following aspects in order to successfully complete and graduate from the HLC:

  • Attend 9/10 meetings
  • Attend the overnight retreat
  • Complete the community service activity
  • Complete the Capstone Experience & Attend the Capstone & Graduation Retreat

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Summer 2015 HLC Epsilon Class Dates:

  • Apr 10: HLC Summer 2015 Applications Due
  • Apr 19 – 21: HLC Interviews (times vary)
  • Apr 22: HLC Epsilon Class announced
  • May 13: Meeting 1 – Orienteering
  • May 16 – 17: Overnight retreat – starts at 1:00 PM
  • May 20: Meeting 2 – Model the Way
  • May 27: Meeting 3 – Model the Way
  • Jun 3: Meeting 4 – Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Jun 10: Meeting 5 – Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Jun 17: Meeting 6 – Challenge the Process

SUMMER BREAK – HLC resumes July 1 with Challenge the Process!

  • Jul 1: Meeting 7 – Challenge the Process
  • Jul 8: Meeting 8 – Enable Others to Act
  • Jul 15: Meeting 9 – Enable Others to Act
  • Jul 22: Meeting 10 – Encourage the Heart
  • Jul 26: Capstone Experience & Graduation Retreat, Lake Wauberg, 10:30 AM

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Fall 2015 HLC Zeta Class Dates:

  • Mar 13: HLC Fall 2015 Applications Due
  • Mar 22 – 24: HLC Interviews (times vary)
  • Mar 25: HLC Zeta Class announced
  • Aug 26: Meeting 1 – Orienteering
  • Aug 29 – 30: Overnight retreat – starts at 1:00 PM
  • Sep 2: Meeting 2 – Model the Way
  • Sep 9: Meeting 3 – Model the Way
  • Sep 16: Meeting 4 – Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Sep 23: Meeting 5 – Inspire a Shared Vision
  • Sep 30: Meeting 6 – Challenge the Process
  • Oct 7: Meeting 7 – Challenge the Process
  • Oct 14: Meeting 8 – Enable Others to Act
  • Oct 21: Meeting 9 – Enable Others to Act
  • Oct 28: Meeting 10 – Encourage the Heart
  • Nov 1: Capstone Experience & Graduation Retreat, Lake Wauberg, 10:30 AM

To graduate from the Heavener Leadership Challenge, all participants must attend 9/10 meetings, the retreat and complete the Capstone Experience retreat. All meetings are Wednesdays from 5:00 – 6:30 in Heavener Hall unless otherwise stated.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

1. Application

In this form you will be required to provide your personal information, provide answers to a few questions and provide your current resume (pdf form)

Fall 2015 Applications due March 13 at Noon.

Summer 2015 Applications due April 10 at Noon.

2. Interview

After the deadline, we will begin reviewing applications. Candidates will be notified if they have been invited to the interview round for HLC applications. All interviews will be conducted in Heavener Hall.

The deadline for all Fall 2015 applications is March 13 at 12:00 noon.

APPLY FOR FALL 2015 HLC CLASS

The deadline for all Summer 2015 applications is April 10 at 12:00 noon.

APPLY FOR SUMMER 2015 HLC CLASS