Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for this semester-long program.
Moc LEAD (Leaders Encouraging A Difference) started during the 2017-2018 academic year, and is the newest leadership experience at UTC. This experience is open to any undergraduate or graduate student in good standing with the institution.
Faculty, staff and community leaders host workshops to help prepare participants for their next steps as leaders in their organizations, communities, and future careers!
Workshops focus on:
- Developing leadership vision
- Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals and identifying personal motivators to help achieve them
- Identifying leadership and communication preferences
- How to navigate group dynamics
- Learning time management strategies
- Utilizing conflict resolution tactics
- Practicing public speaking skills
As a semester-long, cohort-based experience, semester I of Moc LEAD is designed to help students develop their individual leadership skills while semester II focuses on organizational leadership.
Participants receive 10 Experiential Learning Points for completing each semester of Moc LEAD as part of the ThinkAchieve Program. Learn more →
Spring 2019 Semester I Applications are now available!
Current Semester Ι Session Information
|Session Date||Session Topic|
|January 31||Leadership 101|
|February 7||Goal Setting and Motivation|
|February 14||Your Leadership Preferences|
|February 21||Communication Styles|
|February 28||Managing Your Time|
|March 7||Public Speaking Skills|
|March 21||Leaders and Integrity|
|March 28||Applying Leadership to Your Resume|
*All Sessions Occur From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m
*Topics are subject to change.
Fall 2018 Semester I Graduates
- Justin Abraham, Integrated Studies
- Korede Ajumobi, Mathematics-Applied Statistics
- Mubrra Amir, Biology (Pre-Professional)
- Arielle Beard, Biology (Pre-Professional)
- Jamison Colston, Philosophy
- Ammar Elnaiem, Civil Engineering
- Amanda Morgan Fann, English and Communications
- Kevin Finch Jr., Mechanical Engineering
- Alex Furlong, Nursing
- John Goggans, Software Systems
- Cheyenne Granstaff, Exercise Science
- Sydney Joseph, Biology (Pre-Professional)
- Celena Kirby-Smith, Psychology
- Danielle Larson, Biochemistry and Spanish
- Kaycee Ogle, Business Management
- Anna Pate, Business Marketing
- Beth Rachlin, Psychology
- Breindia Sams, Interior Design
- Carly Trussel, Business Marketing
- Okaris Ulloa, Psychology
- John Whittemore, Psychology
For more information on Moc LEAD, email Daniel Grzesik, Director of Leadership Programs and Assessment at Daniel-Grzesik@utc.edu or call 423-425-2321.