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 ProposalsWe are now accepting proposals for educational sessions at SLC. Sessions at the conference are interactive presentations by YOU, sharing your story and lessons on leadership to peers and students at UNCW. There are two types of sessions:

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

We are seeking sessions on the following topics. Please use this list as inspiration for your session topic:

  • 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
We encourage students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members to submit proposals. Submissions will be reviewed by the SLC Committee and you will be notified of acceptance before the start of the fall 2019 semester. Proposals are due May 24th for all UNCW faculty, staff, alumni, and Wilmington community members, and May 31st for students at UNCW. Click the link below to submit your session proposal.

Submit Conference Proposals Here!

   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.



Left to Right:
Jahnice Moore, Junior Accounting Major, Committee Member
Yuvitza Gonzalez, Sophomore Computer Science Major, SLC Co-Chair
Nicole Fortoso, Sophomore Social Work Major, Committee Member
Sergio Madera, Senior Psychology (Pre-Med) Major, SLC Co-Chair
Joe Bosurgi, Junior Computer Science Major, Committee Member