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Intention and Impact Summit
Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 - Gulfport Campus

Special Event for 1L and 2L Stetson Students
A Conference to Help Students Build Skills for Learning and Careers with Keynote Speaker and Sessions - 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Intention and Impact SummitThe Intention and Impact Summit is an interactive, conference-style orientation designed to introduce new ways of looking at your future and ideas for building career and professional competencies. We invite all 1L and 2L students to join us for a day of sessions aimed at helping you chart your law school path. With so many opportunities out there, it can be difficult to navigate your way. The summit is a space to learn and explore the many ways you can find success as a law student, both in and out of the classroom. Let’s be intentional about the experiences we have at Stetson and build the tools we need to make an impact as members of the legal community.

Pre-Register to Win a Free T-shirt!

In addition to the summit sessions covering topics from academic success to internships to study abroad, there will be many giveaways, prizes, and a catered lunch provided.

I plan to attend the summit and would like to register early:

NOTE: Pre-registration qualifies you to win an I&I t-shirt (while supplies last)! Conference schedule with link to choose your sessions will be released in early January 2017.

About the Keynote Speaker

Dr. Terrell L. StrayhornKeynote speaker Dr. Terrell L. Strayhorn will present "Charting Your Own Path; Identifying and Creating Opportunities and a Path to Goals." Dr. Terrell Strayhorn is a professor and director of the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) at The Ohio State University. A renowned student success scholar, highly acclaimed public speaker, and award-winning writer, Strayhorn is author of 10 books, over 60 book chapters, more than 150 journal articles and conference papers, and many other scholarly publications.

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About the Sessions

Collaborations from across campus will convene at the summit giving you the chance to learn about a vast array of services and opportunities. And while this is NOT a lecture-style, informational day—each session will be interactive and you will learn through exploration—you will come away with tools to employ during the spring semester and beyond.

Sessions will include:

  • You Got This! Using Peer to Peer Counseling to Construct a Plan for Success
  • Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: The Importance of Simulation Skills Courses
  • Be a Powerful Protagonist: Creating Your Own Narrative
  • Career Contender: Training for the Job You Want
  • Living and Learning Abroad:  A Thread in Your Law School Fabric
  • Beyond the Memo - Practical Research Resources for a Successful Summer
  • Balancing it All – Experiential Education for Today’s World
  • Tech Tools for Self-Promotion
  • Did I Offend You? Why Should I Care? Influencing Others in a Virtual World

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