D.U.C.K.S. – Dream, Utilize, Connect, Knowledge, Succeed
Looking for chances to develop your leadership skills? At Century, we offer several opportunities for you
Leadership Development Programs
The Leadership Institute is an eight-week program designed to challenge, enhance, and
develop personal, professional, and career-related skills.
The Fall 2013 Leadership Institute Important Dates:
- Application Deadline: Friday, September 20th (turn in all applications to The Connection, West Campus 1205)
- First Day of Class: Thursday, October 3rd
- Meeting Times: Thursdays, 2:15-3:30 pm
Participants take the StrengthsQuest© assessment and learn how to apply this in leadership.
Strengths exploration is incorporated throughout the eight-week experience. Additional topics covered include topics such as role modeling, ethical leadership, and conflict management.
Participants leave the Institute with a strong grasp of their strengths, along with a leadership philosophy.
GPS LifePlan Workshops
Throughout the semester, D.U.C.K.S. Leadership sponsors workshops as a part of the GPS LifePlan. While the workshops
vary each semester, past topics have included role modeling, body language, leadership philosophies, and many
A variety of leadership workshops are offered this semester. Consult the GPS LifePlan for more details.
An engaging and exciting program, our outdoor initiatives program provides experiential learning opportunities for our students and employees.
A trained facilitator tailors specific activities to your group, which may include icebreakers, problem solving,
communication, low-ropes challenges and conflict resolution.
This program also utilizes the woods on the south side of West Campus. Some of the activities are permanent; others
will be set up using the natural surroundings.
D.U.C.K.S. Leadership is offered for classes, departments, clubs, and programs for an hour time frame for a whole day.
We will create opportunities to develop student and employee leadership.
D.U.C.K.S. Leadership has developed a library for students to utilize/ develop their leadership skills individually
or in group situations, and include many icebreakers and activities to help initiate group interaction.
D.U.C.K.S. Leadership library is located in the Club Center, W1210.
Thumb balls, supplies for icebreakers/team builders, and other equipment is available for checkout.
For specific information about leadership programs and activities at Century, contact your
D.U.C.K.S. Leadership team members:
Associate Director of Student Life and Leadership Development
Director of Orientation and Student Engagement