ACC Leadership Symposium

ACC: Atlantic Coast Conference Leadership Symposium, The Next Generation of Social Change

2019 ACC Leadership Symposium

"Nourishing our Communities: Uniting Against Hunger"
Feb. 22-24
NC State University

The Atlantic Coast Conference has long supported the efforts of its member institutions in developing student leaders - through athletics and campus life. Through the support of the ACC, each year five undergraduate student leaders (accompanied by a faculty/staff adviser) from each ACC university gather at a host university to study and teach, to swap and share both leadership strategies and knowledge regarding a specific social issue.

Student leaders from each of the 15 ACC Colleges and Universities will have the opportunity to learn through intensive engagement in educational sessions, keynote addresses, topical content exploration, simulations and experiential application.

Symposium Description

The 2019 ACC Leadership Symposium will be hosted at NC State University on February 22-24, 2019 with a focus on food insecurity.

Delegate expectations

Spring 2018 to Spring 2019:

  • Represent Florida State University and uphold the policies, standards and values of our university
  • Attend six mandatory weekly workshop sessions prior to the symposium to prepare for the conference
  • Actively participate in the symposium and engage with other attendees
  • Write a 2-3 page post-conference reflection of the experience and what you have learned
  • Attend six post-conference meetings to create a group action plan
  • Implement and/or share what you learned from the symposium with the FSU community during the spring 2019 semester

Application information

To attend the ACC Leadership Symposium, you must apply and be selected. Applications are due November 2 at 11:59 p.m.

Students should prepare written responses to the following questions in 1000 words or less before submitting an online application:

1. What does it mean to "nourish" our communities, and why is this topic important to you? (300 words)

2. What does socially just leadership mean to you? (300 words)

3. How will you implement what you expect to learn? Briefly outline your proposed action plan and use SMART [Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely] goals in your answer. (400 words)

APPLY

Contact

For more information, contact Bailey P. Albrecht at balbrecht@fsu.edu.

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