Penn State World Campus Student Leadership Conference

Logo for the 5th Annual Student Leadership Conference. The event takes place September 28-30, 2022

The leadership conference is designed to allow students an opportunity to explore various facets of leadership development while also networking with faculty, staff, and peers. The conference tracks will provide specific emphasis on leadership development as it relates to students, their communities, and the workplace. 

Students attending this conference can:

  • enhance essential skills and competencies in the pursuit of leadership excellence with emphasis on creating a culture of leadership in their community and workplace
  • understand the importance of embracing a diverse and inclusive community
  • learn how their experiences from current leadership roles can enhance their student experience at Penn State and boost future career and life aspirations


Virtual attendance: $50 

The registration fee covers all conference materials, speakers, and activties. 

Registration for the 2022 Student Leadership Conference is now closed.


Conference Sessions

A list of planned sessions, workshops, and keynote addresses can be viewed on the Conference Sessions page.

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, September 28
7:00-8:30 p.m.:Building Leadership Skills Through Improvisation

Thursday, September 29
8:30– 9:30 a.m.: Welcome & Keynote Speaker
9:45– 10:45 a.m.: Concurrent Breakout Sessions I
11:00 a.m.–Noon: Concurrent Breakout Sessions II
12:30–1:15 p.m.: Alumni Panel
1:30–2:30 p.m.: Concurrent Breakout Sessions III
2:45–3:30 p.m.: Break
3:30–5:00 p.m.: Networking with Faculty & Staff

Friday, September 30
9:00–10:00 a.m.: Concurrent Breakout Sessions IV
10:15–11:15 a.m.: Concurrent Breakout Sessions V
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.: Closing Keynote

If you have questions about the conference, require accessibility accommodations, or would like to request a stipend to offset financial hardships, please email us at [email protected]