Getting Involved

SUNY Empire State’s Leadership Seminar Series on SUNY Empire Connects:  

Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of every month for our monthly Leadership Seminar Series. This series will focus on broad leadership topics. The series is designed to allow SUNY Empire students to explore different leadership concepts. Find all our sessions on SUNY Empire Connects! 

Each month, we will focus on a new topic, including:  

  • October: We will explore the topic of 'What Leadership Means to Me'
  • November: Conflict Resolution 
  • December: Public Speaking
  • January: How to Lead with Emotional Intelligence During Hard Times
  • February: Leading from the Middle

Clubs and Organizations:  

Are you interested in becoming more active in the student community at Empire State University? Consider joining one of Empire State University's recognized clubs, student organizations, or interest groups. Visit our Clubs and Orgs page for more info!  

Student Conference:  

This conference is one of the largest student events that Empire State University hosts. Highlights will include leadership development, careers, professional development, and health and wellness sessions. 

Check back later this term for more information about our 2024 conference! If you want to help plan, please reach out to Student Engagement 

Serve on the Student Health Committee: 

A new committee focused on student health and wellness will decide what programs and services students most need and want. Contact Health and Wellness for more information. 

Interested in Helping University Committees 

SUNY Empire State University is always looking for students to serve on committees to hear the student perspective. Participating gives you a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable skills, including leadership, collaboration, and creating a positive voice for you and your fellow students. If you want to join a list of students seeking this opportunity, please email your resume or a brief email letting us know a little about you to Student Life. We will email opportunities as they become available.  

Have work study on your Financial Aid? 

Work-study opportunities abound and enable students to connect with staff and faculty in a different way, including at a distance. Contact Jennifer Howk for more information. 


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