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STUDENT LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE (SLI)

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  The Student Leadership Institute, a partnership effort between SAC and CSUF, is a certificated leadership training program that has been in existence for over 10 years.  Students are required to take 9 workshops over two days covering a range of leadership development topics.  All workshops are one or two hours in length and will be conducted by skilled and trained professionals from the greater Santa Ana area and SAC community.  The mission of SLI is to provide essential leadership skills development so that graduates can build from this core foundation and apply these skills in their college and future professional careers.

 
​Benefits for Participants   Participant Expectations   ​
ACQUIRE the building blocks to effective leadership
UNDERSTAND how to have meaningful interactions with a diverse group of people
LEARN techniques to communicate effectively
ENHANCE important life skills
NETWORK with current students, faculty, staff, and professionals from the community
SUPPLEMENT your in-class education with out-of-class experiences
ATTEND both days from 8-5:30pm
DRESS professionally
BE on time or early each day
ACTIVELY participate in and take all 9 workshops
DEMONSTRATE respectful and cooperative behavior at all times
ATTEND the official awards banquet ceremony on April 17, 2017 from 5-8:30pm at CSUF to receive your certificate


 
 
 
​2016 Seminars & Presenters ​
Communication Skills   
Diverse Community
Effective Leadership
Public Speaking 
Marketing Your Leadership Abilities
Time Management 
Creating Networks
Ethical Decision Making
Teamwork and Collaboration ​
Katie Barone, SAC Adjunct Faculty
James Armendaris & Melisa Montano Ochoa, OC Relations
Dr. Osiel Madrigal, SAUSD
Andrew Gonis III, SAC Adjunct Faculty
Rosemary Touyanou, OEC
Dr. Phong Luong, UC Irvine
Lorraine Moos, Executive Director, Advantex
Dr. Andy Gonis, Criminal Justice Dept., Co-Chair, SAC
Mo Kim, CSUF Intern
 

 Congratulations to the 59 graduates of the
SLI Class of 2016
  
Marisol Alvarenga, Masaki Arai, Glimber Ayala, Karol Bahena, Sarah Bollinger, JanPaul Briones, Luan Bui, Gretchen Burkhardt, Lorena Bustos, Guadalupe Canseco, Claudia Cardenas, Alejandra Castaneda, Jonathan Castro, Xinyi Cheng, Oscar Cortes, Adrian De Leon, Maritza Diaz, Schendell Fuentes, Angel Garcia, Daniel Gomez, Nancy Gonzalez, Ivone Gonzalez, Lilian Gonzalez, Samanta Herrera, Mirella Hildebrandt, Keito Inoue, Yukie Ishikawa, Mariana Lopez, Osvaldo Antonio Lopez, Kelly Luna Alanis, Zaida Macias, Michelle Maldonado, Freddy Martinez, Pedro Mendez, Jose Meza, Elisette Molina, Laura Munoz, Crystal Nava, Kristy Nguyen, Sabine Nguyen, Thao Nguyen, Kenny Nguyen, Vinh Nguyen, Anai Ortigoza, Erik Peterson, Michael Pham, Hanh Pham, Hoang Pham, Patrick Quemuel, Jessica Raya, Belen Raya, Gabriela Regalado, Jesus Rodriguez, Rosa Salazar, Gabriela Santana, Julian de la O Solis, Joanna Soriano, Yesenia Velez, Raymond Villareal
 
 
 

Who Can Apply For The 2017 SLI Program?

 
If you...
 
  • Are a current SAC student
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  • Are committed to developing your leadership skills while playing an active role in each seminar, listening carefully, and demonstrating excellent behavior
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  • Are committed to being punctual and completing the entire two day institute
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  • Are committed to looking very sharp and dressing professionally
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  • Are committed to not only completing the two day leadership institute at SAC in late March of 2015 (Friday & Saturday from 8-5:30pm) but also committed to attending the closing banquet at CSUF on Monday, April 17th, 2017 from 5-8:30pm.
 

Then...

 
  • SLI is the program for YOU!
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  • SLI will provide you with an extraordinary opportunity at no cost to you
 
  
 
SLI Advisory Board Members, 2016-2017
 
  
 
Dates for 2017 SLI Program 
Friday & Saturday
Dates To Be Determined

How to Apply
Applications for SLI 2017 will be available at the start of the Spring 2017 semester in S-213 or online. Deadline to submit all applications TBD.
 
Download a pdf of the application by clicking here and then you can omplete it and turn in.

Download a Word version of the application by clicking here and then you can type up the application and email it.

Download important general information on the SLI Program by clicking here.
 
 
WATCH OUR INFORMATION VIDEO BY CLICKING HERE TO GET AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM AND LISTEN TO STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
 
TO READ AN ARTICLE ABOUT THE SLI PROGRAM IN THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER CLICK HERE
 
 
Turn in completed applications to:
Santa Ana College
Student Leadership Institute (SLI)
Student Affairs/Office of School & Community Partnerships
1530 W. 17th St. Bldg. S-213
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Attn:  Daniel Marquez
 
For additional information contact Daniel Marquez at (714) 564-6146 or email marquez_daniel@sac.edu.


 

Student Leadership Institute

(Certificated Leadership Training Program)


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