CSI-Communication and Leadership


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Program Requirements:

  • Be a registered UC San Diego graduate or undergraduate student for the duration of the program
  • Commit to improving your personal, professional, and leadership skills
  • Have a desire to interact with others and actively participate in the program
  • Earn a certificate for successful completion of all required activities

Registration Guidelines:

  • You are welcome to register for a seminar that is already full. Students on the waitlist have a high likelihood of being admitted.
  • Register for only one section of the same seminar.
  • You may register for two different seminars in the same quarter if your schedule permits.
  • If you are unable to participate in a program for which you have registered, please email ccl@ucsd.edu.

For more information, see the CSI-Communication and Leadership homepage.

Public Speaking Seminars (Fall - 2015)
This non-credit seminar offered each quarter and during the summer emphasizes development of presentation skills through practice, including nonverbal and vocal communication, overcoming stage fright and speech anxiety, designing visual aids, and speaking with confidence and impact.
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Thursday, 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM
 October 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3
 Location: PC West Bear Room
 Class Size: 41/25
Tuesday, 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM
 October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1
 Location: PC East Student Governance
 Class Size: 36/25
Tuesday, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
 October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1
 Location: SSC 554
 Class Size: 34/25
Wednesday, 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
 October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 18, 25, December 2, 9
 Location: PC West Bear Room
 Class Size: 39/25

Professional Communication Seminars (Fall - 2015)
This non-credit seminar offered each quarter and during the summer emphasizes the development of professional communication skills, including networking, resume writing and interviewing, professional etiquette, developing professional and personal mentor relationships, and written workplace correspondence.
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Wednesday & Friday, 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM
 October 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 29, November 4, 6
 Location: CCC - ArtSpace
 Class Size: 57/35

iLead - Leadership My Way (Fall - 2015)
iLead provides students the flexibility to choose workshop sessions on various communication and leadership topics that align with your individual interests and schedule. Receive a stamp for each session you attend; You can complete the program in one quarter or spread the workshops out across the academic year. 10 stamps earns you a certificate of completion and an invitation to the Center for Student Involvement recognition event held in May. Pick up a quarterly schedule of workshops from the Center for Student Involvement (Price Center East, Level 3) or view the schedule on our website.
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Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
 Location: Everywhere
 Class Size: 169/500

Leadership for Social Change Seminar (Fall - 2015)
Do you want to enact positive change and make a difference in your community? This non-credit seminar utilizes the Social Change Model of Leadership to inspire the development of the self, the group, and society. Participants will explore group communication and teamwork skills; clarify personal goals, values, and identity; and motivate others through inclusion, taking action, and creating change. You will be guided in a process of discovering how you can make a difference and improve your social world!
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Friday, 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
 October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, December 4
 Location: CCC - ArtSpace
 Class Size: 40/25

TEDI: Tritons for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (Fall - 2015)
Consciousness of the world around us is an invaluable skill for whatever career/major students pursue. The goals of TEDI are to develop students' critical consciousness of social justice and equity minded leadership, and to build a network of inclusive, equity minded student leaders on campus. The program consists of a retreat, with follow-up programs, workshops, or events selected by the participant to supplement learning. TEDI is co-presented by UCSD Associated Students.
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Saturday, Nov. 21, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 Location: Raza Resource Centro
 Class Size: 51/60

Social Innovation Doing Good Better Seminar offered by CSI Community Service (Fall - 2015)
This non-credit seminar is offered by CSI Community Service in fall quarter. It will cultivate the next generation of inventive leaders by promoting student social innovation projects, in which individuals or groups of students apply their skills and knowledge to solve real world problems. It teaches students to take action on local and global challenges through innovative solutions. Participants will learn how to construct an effective Clinton Global Initiative University Commitment to Action application, Social Innovation Fund at UCSD application, Big Ideas contest entry, or The Green Initiative Fund at UCSD application.
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Tuesday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1
 Location: PC West Bear Room
 Class Size: 61/60