Leadership Workshop Series 2010-2011
ULM's Leadership Workshop Series provides speakers, interactive sessions, focus groups and other activities throughout the semester, helping students develop a strong foundation of leadership beyond the classroom setting.
Students participating in the Leadership Workshop Series have opportunities to discuss important social, personal, multi-cultural and other current issues affecting ULM's campus and the world today.
Omar A. Alemán - "Four Decades of Getting High"
Event held: March 15, 2011
Omar A. Alemán was born and reared in Cuba and immigrated to the United States in 1956 through Key West Florida, where he graduated from high school.
He attended Florida State University on an athletic scholarship where he subsequently received a bachelor's degree in criminology. Mr. Alemán earned a master's degree in criminal justice from Florida International University in 1992.
He joined the United States Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, predecessor to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in 1970 at Miami, Florida. Mr. Alemán served tours of duty in Venezuela, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas before returning to South Florida in 1983 and retiring from DEA in 2003.
Mr. Alemán was assigned a myriad of duties during his 32-year tenure as a Special Agent with DEA. They included: Assistant Country Attache, Intelligence Officer, Public Information Officer, Recruiter, Drug Eradication Specialist, Translator, Chief Divisional Training Coordinator, Wiretap Investigation Supervisor, Demand Reduction Coordinator, and Physical Fitness Coordinator in addition to his criminal investigative work.
He coordinated joint drug prevention programs with the major professional sports leagues as well as with the NCAA.
"Four Decades of Getting High" addresses the prescription drug issue in America.
Event Held: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Many students are asked to eat a meal during a job interview. Would you know proper etiquette? Your interviewer will, so you better learn, too!
RSVP for this dining etiquette session to learn the proper method of dining in a business environment. Email Lori Aaron at email@example.com and include your name, the name of the organization you are representing, Warhawks email address, CWID, and any known food allergies. Seating is limited to the first 150 RSVPs.
Business dress is required. Denim will not be allowed. Please arrive early to sign-in before the event begins.
Ryan Clauson - "Mr. Attraction"
Event Held: September 21, 2010
Ryan Clauson is known as "Mr. Attraction." Working with college students from around the world, Ryan teaches healthy ways for meeting, attracting, and dating the right person for you.
Combining his background in stand-up comedy with over 7 years of intense research on dating and attracting behavior, Ryan's laugh-out-loud funny and high energy programs inspire students to take positive action and improve their lives.
Ryan is a former professional hockey player and current marathon runner. He ran a non-profit fitness program for children with disabilities, and being a type one diabetic, continues to mentor others afflicted with the disease.
Having a passion for optimal health, Ryan also teaches simple ways to drastically boost your energy and become the healthiest version of you.
Ryan is passionate about empowering young people in all areas. As well as teaching students the art of attraction, Ryan offers several other programs.
Find out more about Ryan Clauson - "Mr. Attraction" at www.mrattraction.com.
The Black Jew Dialogues
Event held: October 19, 2010
What's so funny about two American minorities that have slavery, the KKK, and chicken livers in common?
That's what you'll find out in this extraordinary two-actor play on the history and absurdity of prejudice and racism within the context of the American Black-Jew experience.
The Black Jew Dialogues combines fast-paced sketches, improvisations, and multi-media to create a show that has gained praise across the U.S. and the U.K.
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