October OWU LeaderTIPS is here!

October 2013
A monthly newsletter with tips and advice for OWU's emerging leaders!
Printed copies are available at the SIO desk in HWCC!

As an emerging leader on campus you were recommended to receive this newsletter to help increase your leadership abilities and resources on campus.

How Can YOU Be An Inclusive Leader?

Everyone has a different background, and as leaders, we must reach out to those from all walks of life in order to advance our organizations. As our organizations grow, we may find that there are certain student groups we have not reached out to. There may be those with which we feel a little less comfortable engaging. However, including a diverse group of people is the best way to gain unique ideas and feedback, and expand our possibilities. Becoming more inclusive starts with choosing to be a learner and seeking a range of different perspectives. Set the vision of inclusivity and model the change you want to see. None of us is as great as all of us, and changing our thinking from “me” to “we” allows us to expand our idea of leadership. Taken from Terah "T.J." Stewart, Assistant Director of Intercultural Programming, Ohio State University at GO!OWU 213


  • Share a vision: Spread the word about your goals and inspire others
  • Get others involved: Encourage others to share ideas, work with others, and jump in!
  • Evaluate: Look back and talk together about what works and what needs improvement
  • Set goals: Communicate as a team to set group goals. Think big!

Fellows and the ORG!

Meet the Workshop Leadership Fellows and the ORG!

Anthony Peddle '14 (left) and Sarah Hartzheim '14 (right) are this year's Leadership Fellows with Nancy Bihl Rutkowski in the Student Involvement Office. You may have seen them at GO!OWU, or you may see them around. They're very eager to help OWU's emerging leaders represent OWU to the best of their potential. Feel free to ask them any questions! Anthony's email is and Sarah's is

Check out the ORG and know everything there is about running a Club or Organization!
View the ORG here!

Be On The Lookout!

Upcoming OWU Events:

Homecoming Week! Sept. 30-Oct. 5
Monday, 9/30: Free Cookie Decorating and Cups in HamWil!
Tuesday, 10/01: Free T-shirt Tye-dye on the Hill
Wednesday, 10/02: Club and Organization Banner-making Competition
Thursday, 10/03: Faculty/Student Soccer Game
Friday, 10/04: Dance on the Hill!
Saturday, 10/05: Homecoming Football Game

Check out OWU Spirit on Facebook for more!

LeaderShape Fair! Tuesday, October 1st 
Noon-1:00pm in the HWCC atrium - Learn more about this intensive week long summer program and the 'leadership visions' of the OWU students who attended last year.


Sometimes well intentioned things can be said in the wrong way, causing personal offense and widening the diversity gap. 35 Things Well Intentioned People Say explains how we can improve communication and prevent a sense of divide.
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