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Summer Learning Series

Summer Learning Series

Clifton Strengths Institute Summer Learning Series

Hosted Virtually for Summer 2021

Are you building a strengths-based mindset on your campus? Are you passionate about strengths-based sciences in your workplace or startup? Are you eager to share your story and learn best practices from talented students, faculty and staff? Join us for our virtual Summer Learning Series as you deepen your knowledge, learn from others and advance your strengths practices.

You’re invited to the Clifton Strengths Institute Summer Learning Series, designed for higher education leaders and champions of strengths-based programming in their community. This series includes a variety of thought-provoking sessions designed to highlight excellence in strengths-based education on campuses and in the workplace.

Stretch Your Strengths. Disrupt Conventional Thinking. Transform Your Campus.

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July 20-22 | 10-10:45 a.m. and 1-1:45 p.m.

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The CSI Journey: July 20 10-10:45 a.m. CDT

Are you on the journey to become a strengths-based campus? Have you faced resistance along the way? In this session, the College of Business Dean, Associate Dean and Clifton Strengths Institute Executive Director will share some highlights, recommendations and lessons learned from the founding and early years of the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The session will conclude by answering your questions about how to build a strengths-based campus of your own.

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Student Strengths Coaches: July 20 1-1:45 p.m. CDT

What is the power of strengths-based coaching? How can it impact the student experience? In this session, you will receive a preview of the programming, logistics and impact of the Clifton Strengths Institute peer coach program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Then, you will engage with a panel of student strengths coaches regarding their experiences of completing training, coaching, stepping into leadership and transitioning their skillset to the workplace.

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Builders in Action: July 21 10-10:45 a.m. CDT

How does entrepreneurial talent present itself in students? How can students harness this skillset to disrupt the workplace? In this session, you will receive a preview of the programming, logistics and impact of the Clifton Builders Program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Then, you will engage with a panel of student builders regarding their experiences of participating in a cohort-style program, engaging with hands-on curriculum in class and standing out from their peers as change-makers.

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Strengths Across Campus: July 21 1-1:45 p.m. CDT

How have you built a strengths-based environment in the classroom? How can strengths impact student engagement? In this session, you will engage with a panel of faculty and staff members of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. They will share insights, recommendations and best practices for incorporating strengths into the student experience in meaningful ways. You will hear stories of impact in student engagement as a result of strengths-based curriculum.

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Strengths Based Alumni: July 22 10-10:45 a.m. CDT

Why is strengths-based leadership important? What does it look like in your day-to-day experiences? In this session, you will hear from successful UNL MBA Alumni as they review the principles of strengths-based leadership and their application to their lives and careers in the years since graduation. You will also have an opportunity to engage in personal reflection to claim your talents and lean into your potential.

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From School to Work: July 22 1-1:45 p.m. CDT

How do strengths-based students standout? What impact can they have on your workplace and team? In this session, you will hear from employers and their strengths-based student employees about their experiences in being hired, transitioning into the workplace and growth and impact in the organization. By the end of the session, you will have a better understanding of the difference strengths can make in preparing students for future success and impact in their careers from the perspective of the student and the employer.

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CONTACT

Clifton Strengths Institute Conference Team
csiconference@unl.edu
HLH 115
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405