LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS

LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS

We know that leading a student organization is a dynamic and exciting challenge. That’s why SORC hosts a variety of leadership workshops throughout the academic year to empower you to achieve your leadership potential.


Spring 2018 Workshops and Trainings

 

SORC REWARDS

Student organizations who participate in 5 out of 7 presentation topics for spring 2018 will be entered into a drawing for a $100 grant to be awarded to the organization’s private funds account.

 

January

SORC Spring Kick-Off
Monday, January 8 @ 7 pm & 8 pm; WPU Ballroom
Tuesday, January 9 @ 12 pm, 1 pm & 9 pm; WPU Ballroom

Required for all student organizations.  Come learn about SORC services, updated policies, and basic financial information.  Your organization’s President or Business Manager MUST attend one of the five workshops listed above in order to remain active this semester.  Register for one of the sessions today.

 

Fund Your Org:  Pitt Day of Giving
Tuesday, January 16 @ 8 pm; WPU Kurtzman Room
Wednesday, January 17 @ 5 pm; WPU Dining Room A

Last year nearly 3,400 people made gifts to support University initiatives, including student organizations.  In 2017, Pitt Rowing raised over $6,000 on Day of Giving alone.  Engage your supporters and fund your organization’s initiatives by participating in Pitt Day of Giving on February 28th.  Learn more at these information sessions!  Register for a session today!

 

Start Up Your New Student Organization
Monday, January 22 @ 6 pm; 837 WPU
Friday, January 26 @ 2 pm; 837 WPU

Are you interested in registering a new student organization with the SORC?  Come learn everything you need to know about SORC and University policies and procedures during this presentation.  Student orgs who are interested in registering during the February 2018 New Organization Registration period MUST attend one of these workshops in order to qualify for registration status.  Register for one of the sessions today.

 

February

Start Up Your New Student Organization
Friday, February 2 @ 1 pm; 837 WPU
Friday, February 9 @ 2 pm; WPU Dining Room A

Wednesday, February 14 @ 3 pm; 548 WPU

Are you interested in registering a new student organization with the SORC?  Come learn everything you need to know about SORC and University policies and procedures during this presentation.  Student orgs who are interested in registering during the February 2018 New Organization Registration period MUST attend one of these workshops in order to qualify for registration status.  Register for one of the sessions today.

 

Fundraising 101
Monday, February 5 @ 8 pm; 527 WPU

Come learn tips from experts with over 20 years experience in fundraising.  From basic fundraising strategies to corporate sponsorships and donations–we’ve got you covered!  Register for this session today.

 

Business Manager Training
Monday, February 19 @ 5 pm; WPU Dining Room A
Wednesday, February 21 @ 6 pm; 548 WPU

You won’t want ot miss the presentation on everything you need to know about organization finances!  Join the SORC Business Manager in learning how to efficiently manage your organization’s budget and fill out SORC financial forms.  Register for a session today!

 

March

Officer Transitions
Wednesday, March 21 @ 7 pm; 539 WPU
Friday, March 30 @ 3 pm; 837 WPU

An efficient officer transition is essential for any successful student organization or club.  In this presentation, learn tips that will help you to transition smoothly and maintain a solid foundation for your group during the process.  Register for a session today.

 

April

Summer Planning
Monday, April 2 @ 4 pm; 310 WPU
Wednesday, April 4 @ 6 pm; 837 WPU

Before you know it, summer will be over and you will be starting your organization back up in the fall.  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to capitalize on the summer months!  Join the SORC as we talk bout tips and suggestions for making the most of your summer in preparation for the fall.  Register for a session today.