Haven Leadership Program

Welcome to the Haven Leadership Program. This program was designed to assist Lock Haven University students to develop skills and techniques so they can be impactful and effective leaders on campus and in the community. This program was developed around the Student Leadership Challenge.

Students who enroll in this program will complete two levels in which they were learning about individual leadership development and leadership within a group. All students who complete the two levels will have the opportunity to interview to be a Student Orientation Leader & Mentor for the following year.

The Haven Leadership Program is a great to enhance your leadership skills by attending monthly workshops & Real Conversation programs. Students will also be required to attend weekly study hour sessions and they will have access to a student mentor. 

This mentor is an upperclassman that will work with you through the semester and be there to answer questions or point you in the right direction.

REGISTER FOR THE HAVEN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

 

Program Levels

Bronze Level

CEIBronze Level - Individual Development

Students will spend an entire fall semester exploring ones self & studying various leadership practices. Student will clarify their values and find their voice. They will learn how to set examples and align their thoughts with their actions. Students will develop communication skills and learn how to share their aspirations with others to find commonalities.

Requirements for completing level:

  • Must have and maintain a 2.3 GPA at LHU to particpate
  • Attend four Haven Leadership Program workshops
  • Complete four hours of monitored study hours a week
  • Meet with your mentor monthly
  • Communicate with your mentor bi-weekly
  • Attend two FROSH programs either in Fairview Suites 4th Floor
    Lobby or Smith Hall 3rd Floor Lounge on Mondays at 7:30PM
Silver Level

CEISilver Level - Community Development

Students will spend an entire spring semester learning how to work through challenges, strengthening others around them to work effectively together, and how leaders appreciate those around them and create a spirit of community.

Requirements for completing level:

  • Must have and maintain a 2.3 GPA at LHU to particpate
  • Attend four Haven Leadership Program workshops
  • Complete four hours of monitored study hours a week
  • Meet with your mentor monthly
  • Communicate with your mentor bi-weekly
  • Attend two FROSH programs either in Fairview Suites 4th
    Floor Lobby or Smith Hall 3rd Floor Lounge on Mondays 
    at 7:30PM
  • Assist with the planning and implimentation of 
    Accepted Student Day
Gold Level

CEIGold Level - Practical Experience (Mentor/Student Orientation Leader)

Students who complete the bronze & silver levels and have a 2.3 GPA will have the opportunity to become a Student Orientation Leader and a student mentor for the Center for Excellence & Inclusion through an application & interview process. This is a paid position in which students get a chance to use the skills and techniquesthey learned throughout the previous year to engage and lead incoming students through their first year at LHU.

Requirements for position:

  • Maintain participant email and social media lists and 
    provide information about resources at LHU to all mentees 
    through this list
  • Help students become familiar with university resources; 
    advise and refer residents to appropriate university 
    resources, as needs arise
  • Facilitate and supervise study groups
  • Provide guidance and support to the student by creating 
    an atmosphere of openness, caring, and concern where 
    meaningful communication and trust can exist
  • Encourage students to take advantage of other support 
    services within the university
  • Communicate with mentee if you need to cancel meetings
    if emergencies arise
  • Follow through with appropriate action, if any, after meeting 
    with your mentee
  • Keep accurate records of each contact with mentee. Submit 
    the reports to the CEI after each meeting
  • Encourage students to meet with their professors within the 
    first two weeks of the semester to identify and address 
    any potential weaknesses in their academic performance
  • Encourage mentee to keep you informed about his/her academic progress
  • Assist the mentee in identifying academic goals and objectives
  • Participate in periodic evaluations

Summer:

  • Attend Orientation training
  • Work at least 3 orientation programs

Fall:

  • Attend mentor training prior to fall semester
  • Assist with all Welcome Weekend Activities (Fall Orientation,
    Freshmen Fun Fest, Opening Ceremony)
  • Assist their designated CEI intern to plan and implement
    four Haven Leadership
  • Work at least 2 hours of office hours weekly
  • Work at least 1 study hour a week
  • Plan & implement all FROSH programs with your mentor 
    group
  • Conduct at least one active contact (face‐to‐face meeting)
    with FROSH mentee per month
  • Send weekly texts to you FROSH mentees using the 
    Remind app to notify them about FROSH events
  • Conduct at least one active contact (face‐to‐face meeting) 
    with HLP mentee per month
  • Initiate at least one passive contact (email, phone call, 
    social media, etc.) with HLP mentee per week
  • Meet with your designated CEI intern weekly

Spring:

  • Assist your designated CEI intern to plan and implement 
    four Haven Leadership Program workshops
  • Work at least 2 hours of office hours a week
  • Work at least 1 study hour a week
  • Plan & implement all FROSH programs with your 
    mentor group
  • Conduct at least one active contact (face‐to‐face meeting) 
    with FROSH mentee per month
  • Send weekly texts to you FROSH mentees using the 
    Remind app to notify them about FROSH events
  • Conduct at least one active contact (face‐to‐face meeting) 
    with HLP mentee per month
  • Initiate at least one passive contact (email, phone call, 
    social media, etc.) with HLP mentee per week
  • Meet with your designated CEI intern weekly
  • Assist your designated CEI intern to plan and implement 
    a portion of Accepted Student Day
  • Attend ASD/Orientation Training
  • Work Accepted Student Day

Contact Us

Center for Execellence and Inclusion

 
139 Ulmer Hall
(570) 484-2154

 

Kenneth Hall, Director
135 Ulmer Hall 
(570) 484-2598

 

Ashley Spencer, Assistant Director
 136 Ulmer Hall
(570) 484-2305
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