What is Leadership Week?

Leadership Week aims to inform students of leadership opportunities; to involve them in conversation about what it means to be a leader at UA, and to inspire them to take on leadership roles in their personal, academic, and professional endeavors!


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Leading Your Friends

  • 7PM
  • SU 308
  • Leading your friends can be challenging and at times a bit awkward. Taking the time to break down what works and what doesn’t when leading friends is important. Join us and learn ways to overcome these challenges! Presented by LCP 2.0 students!

Social Change Service Day

  • 5PM
  • SU 308 & SU 314
  • Looking for a way to “create” a difference? Join LeadAkron as we team up with serveAkron for a day of service! We will be creating recyclable rugs and mats for those in need. Refreshment will be provided!

UA Internship and Career Fair

  • 10AM – 2:30PM
  • SU Ballrooms
  • Come out and attend one of the best ways to find opportunities for internships, co-ops and full time positions from surrounding employers. This event is open to all majors! Dress for the Career Fair is business professional – and be sure to have copies of your resume! 

 Passing the Torch in Leadership

  • 5PM
  • SU 314
  • Transformational Leadership is the idea that leaders must work with people to promote and prepare for change through collaboration, creativity and inspiration. Come learn more about this great topic! Presented by a LCP 3.0 student!

 Changing the Standard: How to Start from the Bottom

  • 7PM
  • SU 308
  • Changing the standards that have been “the norm” in an organization can be difficult, and at times followers can resist that change. Join us as we navigate through some real world situations and solutions to changing the standard! Presented by LCP 2.0 students!

Ambition in Leadership

  • 11AM
  • SU 310
  • Ambition is an important aspect of leadership. Sometimes the true meaning of the word can be misconstrued and seen as a negative quality. Join LeadAkron as we define the true meaning of ambition and share ways of how to be more ambitious! Presented by LCP 2.0 students!

 Redefining the Word “Bossy”

  • 5PM
  • SU 310
  • Nit-picky. High maintenance. These are just some of the negative words that can sometimes surround a strong and effective leader. Come learn how to recognize these common misconceptions and how to move past them to see the positive traits that leaders possess! Presented by LCP 2.0 students!

 Teamwork, Unity & Fellowship

  • 8PM
  • SU 314
  • What is a leader without people that help bring their ideas to life? Teams are an essential aspect of leadership because leaders can only do so much by themselves. Join us as we dive into different types of teams, how to effectively lead those teams, and what that means for the future of the team itself! Presented by LCP 2.0 students!

Extra! Extra! Read All About You!

  • 2PM
  • SU 308
  • You're in the spotlight, whether you like it or not, and just like a newspaper, everyone wants to know what you're all about. After all, how do the people who inspire you represent themselves? Think about their headlines, and then think about yours. Allow LeadAkron to help you write your best headline possible! Presented by LCP 2.0 students!

E.D.G.E. Leadership Conference

  • 9AM – 3PM
  • SU Ballrooms
  • Unlock the pathway to YOUR Akron Experience and take advantage of the opportunity to meet new people, discover more about yourself, and learn about your interactions with others. This is a FREE conference for all students, faculty, and staff.