Office of Student Leadership and Engagement

2019 Seahawk Leadership Conference: November 2nd, 2019

Seahawk Leadership Conference The Seahawk Leadership Conference (SLC) is an annual conference sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement and planned by the Seahawk Leadership Advisory Council (SLAC). This conference is FREE and open to all students.

Save the Date! 9am-2pm on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Conference SessionsSessions at the conference are interactive presentations by faculty, staff, community members, and students. Presenters will be sharing their stories and lessons on leadership. There are two types of sessions:

  • Flash Sessions: 20 Minutes
  • Traditional Sessions: 45 Minutes

Sessions will focus on the following ideas associated with leadership:

  • Leadership a Process / Exploring your Purpose
    • Stages in life, boundaries of leadership, emotional intelligence, identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • Finding Your Community
    • Resources offered on and off campus, exploring diverse perspectives and the inclusion of all identities and voices, celebration of culture in leadership practice
  • Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable
    • Practicing resiliency, positive psychology, coping with failure, self-reflection and mindfulness


   Meet your SLC Student CommitteeBeginning in 2016, the Annual Seahawk Leadership Conference became a student-led program at UNCW. SLC 2019 is brought to you by five UNCW student leaders who will design, plan, and facilitate the entire conference. The SLC Chairs and Committee Members are a part of the Seahawk Leadership Advisory Council.

Matt Talone, Junior Political Science Major, SLAC Co-Director
Jahnice Moore, Junior Accounting Major, Committee Member
Nicole Fortoso, Sophomore Social Work Major, Committee Member
Joe Bosurgi, Junior Computer Science Major, Committee Member