Commit to Change
Discover Your Leadership Potential Make A Positive Change In Society
The Commit to Change Leadership Development Program is an experience that is guaranteed to be like no other offered at SUNY Westchester Community College. As a member of this highly selective program, participants will:
- Learn about and use leadership skills one never knew one possessed.
- Work with peers to create positive social change at SUNY Westchester Community College and the community as a whole.
- Bond and become close friends with the members of the cohort.
- Have the opportunity to apply for and attend the highly prestigious Clinton Global Initiative University.
All SUNY Westchester Community College students, who have an open mind and an eagerness to discover their potential as leader are welcome to participate in Commit to Change.
Participants must commit to the full 12 weeks of the series.
In order to be a leader, individuals
need to know the skills they possess and how to use them. Participants will use reflection and various interactive techniques to learn more about their values, ethics, and personal strengths in terms of leadership. Participants will also delve into their past to discover how it affects their perception of people and situations.
The classroom experience and the work world have moved to team based approachies of learning and problem-solving. Participants in this series will go in-depth training and working together towards a common purpose while learning the art of conflict resolution through civil discourse.
The goal of the entire program is to help participants leave their legacy while changing their community for the better. In doing so, participant are learning the importance of how various components of the community interact, as well as how to influence and cultivate change.
Here is what some of the past members of the Commit to Change program have said about their experiences:
“I think it is an enlightening program; it shows you that change is possible. It guides you so that you can act upon the change you want to see in the world. ” – Adil R., Fall 2013 Cohort
“I loved being part of the Commit To Change Leadership Development Program. Not only did I grow as a leader, but with the knowledge I gained, I was able to impact the college community and create social change. The best part of the program was being part of something bigger, creating something on my own, a legacy.” – Bianca B., Spring 2020 Cohort
For additional information, or if you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Department of Student Involvement at 914-606-6731.