Terrapin Leadership Institute


Terrapin Leadership Institute

The Terrapin Leadership Institute (TLI) is a six week-long leadership development program tasked to guide students across campus—through hands-on activities and critical dialogue—in discovering who they are as leaders and becoming confident with tangible leadership skills and strategies that can be applied to their everyday lives. The workshop is a low-commitment, high intensity series that is meant to accommodate the student's busy schedule. There is no cost to participate in TLI! 


Sessions Overview

Terrapin Leadership Institute 

Sessions will take place in-person starting the week of Sept 26th, 2022 and conclude the week of October 31st, 2022 

In-person Sessions: Wednesdays 5:30PM - 7PM, STAMP Student Union: Thurgood Marshall Room

Registration Opens August 22nd, 2022

Deadline to Register: Spetember 19th, 2022

[Fall Only] Foundations (6 weeks): Participants will explore and develop foundational leadership skills such as leadership styles, ethics, identity, collaboration, and communication . Perfect for emerging leaders who want to discover and/or refine their leadership philosophy and practice! No prior formal leadership experience necessary.

  1. Leadership Introduction & Ethics
  2. Leadership Styles & Strengths
  3. Leadership & Identity
  4. Communication
  5. Collaboration
  6. Goal Setting & Philosophy

*sessions are subject to change*

Benefits of Participating

There are many benefits to participating in the Terrapin Leadership Institute. Each participant receives the opportunity to receive the following:

  • Letter of Recommendation. Receive a personalized letter from your peer facilitator(s) outlining your performance and skills developed through TLI. This can be used when apply for jobs, internships, as well as campus or community organizations!
  • Resume Workshop. Following TLI, you will be offered a session on the best way to include TLI on your resume and how to best communicate the learning and knowledge gained through TLI. Offered Spring '22
  • Community. By participating in TLI, you are joining a community of life-long learners and leaders. You'll be able to meet and network with campus leaders with a variety of backgrounds, interests, and future goals. It's a great place to start building your network and form lasting relationships. 
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