Leadership Academy

Attend any 4 Leadership On Demand workshops per semester and be received into the Leadership Academy. Leadership On Demand workshops are meant to be self-contained, one-hour tutorials on specific leadership concepts and skills. Previous topics have included local demographics, public speaking, leadership, and more. (Presenters with a 'YR indicate Fresno State alumni returning to give back to their University.) No prior registration necessary. Seating is first-come, first-served. All participants are welcome. If you need special accommodations please view the campus Accessibility Resource Guide or call 559-278-2741.

Spring 2018 Leadership On Demand Schedule

Each Leadership On Demand workshop will be held on Tuesdays in USU 312-314 from 5-6 PM. Topic schedule subject to change.


Date Topic Presenter
Feb. 6
Leadership Facilitation
Alex Clifton ('14)
Dive into the ins-and-outs of leadership facilitation at this workshop. You will learn how to teach people to be their best self in an applied environment. 
Feb. 13
Networking for Introverts Esra Hashem ('13, '16)
Did you know that only 20% of jobs are advertised? That means that the majority of job seekers are applying for just a handful of jobs. So, what about the other 80%? That's where networking comes in. Fresno State alum Esra Hashem ('13, '16) will share 10 tips for effective networking and leveraging your personality's natural strengths. Whether you're an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert - you won't want to miss this workshop so you can gain an edge in networking.
Feb. 20
Overcoming Challenges as a Leader Dr. Frank Lamas
Learn how to overcome challenges as a leader in the professional setting and life experiences.
Feb. 27
Public Speaking Sierra Toastmasters
A workshop modeling the Toastmaster International methodology pursued worldwide to attain competitive speaking, leadership, and personal presentation skills. This methodology, consistently updated since its creation in 1929 by Ralph Smedley, has motivated and allowed many of today’s world leaders in all walks of life to attain the forefront of their career choices.
Mar. 6
Student Leader Panel Gilbert Falcon ('18), Jerry Gomez ('17), Demi Wack ('20), Alexis Orozco
Experienced student leaders and alumni share their 
insights on effective leadership in college and beyond.