Wanted: Strong Leadership Skills

Girl sitting in lecture hallAs the old adage goes, practice makes perfect and TCC wants to ensure that your leadership skills are as near perfect as they can get. Throughout October, different campuses will be hosting leadership seminars and program that can help you improve the skills needed to succeed.  Join in and become one of the leaders of tomorrow!


Wednesday, Oct. 17
Student Leadership Academy: Community Action
NSTU 1506
10-11 a.m.
The Student Leadership Academy is an inclusive program that has something for everyone. This session will present a plan for community action on both a personal and organizational level. Please RSVP at Volunteer Hub.

Thursday, Oct. 25
Student Leadership Academy: Mentoring
NSTU 1506
10-11 a.m.
In this session students will discuss personal mentoring experiences as well as the expectations they have regarding mentors. Please RSVP at Volunteer Hub.


Wednesday, Oct. 7
Student Leadership Academy: Time Management
WACB 1123
2-4 p.m.
Students will learn valuable skills to help balance school, work, study-time and extra-curricular activities.  Students will receive planners and participate in time-management scenarios to promote skill-building.  Topics of discussion will include:

  • Effective time management
  • Scheduling for success
  • Balancing life:  monthly, weekly and daily

Trinity River

Friday, Oct. 19
16th Leadership eXperience Summit: “Leading and Social Change”
Action A (Fourth Floor, TRTR 4202)
1-3 p.m.
The Center for Leadership Development at Trinity River Campus presents its 16th Leadership eXperience Summit featuring State Sen. Wendy Davis.  This former Tarrant County College student will share leadership secrets that have established her as a top leader in politics and an inspiration to thousands of students.  Her speech will be followed by breakout sessions led by Tarrant County College faculty and staff to enhance leadership skills while inspiring community involvement.

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided at no cost. RSVP at Volunteer Hub.


Friday, Oct. 26-Saturday, Oct. 27
Leadership Retreat
Camp Grady Spruce
All day/Both days
The TCC SE Student Activities Office is inviting students who have a desire to excel as tomorrow’s leaders to a TCCD Leadership Retreat. This is a free event and is a first-come, first-served basis. We will close the registration at 25 students. Students must bring sleeping bags or bedding, pillow, personal toiletries, comfortable clothing, and personal medications. Bring vending machine money if you wish. Bring $10 cash if you would like to participate in horseback riding on Saturday. Transportation/meals/lodging included.  For more information, contact SE Student Activities: 817-515-3595.

Last updated: Oct. 11