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2014 Leadership Triangle College Edition - Presented by RTP PDF Print E-mail

Schedule for 2014 College Edition Class presented by RTP

Class List

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Aiyanna Archer
St. Augustine's University
Diamond Brown UNC- Chapel Hill
Bailey Dunn
Meredith College
Dana Elhertani
Wake Tech Community College
Jordan Galloway Shaw University
Will Garrison
N.C. State University
Katherine Griffin
N.C. State University
Kenya Hairston
UNC- Chapel Hill
Chelle Harris
Shaw University
Justin Jones
St. Augustine's University
Ramah E. Lark
Central Carolina Community College
Anthony McCue William Peace University
Andrew McCrae
Durham Technical Community College
Tarecka Payne
William Peace University
Nadiah Porter
Durham Technical Community College
Garrett Porter Wake Tech Community College
Sylvette Ramos-Diaz
N.C. Central University
Bryona Richardson
N.C. Central University
Carlos Sanchez Central Carolina Community College
Itzy Santillan Duke University
Meg Thedford
Meredith College
Tom Vosburgh
Duke University

Friday, January 31, 2014
Let’s Meet Each Other and Our Region!
Location: N.C. Biotechnology Center
Time: 2:00pm-7:00pm
Facilitators: Mark Molitor, Winkie La Force
Speakers: Bob Geolas - President & CEO of The Research Triangle Park, Mason Ailstock - VP of Bus. Dev. for the Research Triangle Park Foundation

Friday, February 7, 2014
Visioning Research Triangle Park of the Future
Location: Environmental Protection Agency
Time: 2:00pm-7:00pm
Facilitators: Mark Molitor, Winkie La Force, Julie Terry - Bus. Development Dept. Coordinator at Research Triangle Foundation

Friday, February 21, 2014
Government Connections sponsored by Fidelity Investments
Research Triangle is Popular-Why?
Location: Fidelity Investments
Time: 2:00pm-7:00pm
Facilitators: Leslie Walden - Vice President Public Affairs at Fidelity Investments, David Rhoades -Director of Marketing at NC Department of Commerce, Julie Terry - Bus. Development Dept. Coordinator at Research Triangle Foundation
Dinner Speaker:  Senator Chad Barefoot

Friday, March 28, 2014
Sustainable Agriculture sponsored by The Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation
Location: RTP Headquarters
Time: 2:00pm-7:00pm
Facilitators: Wanona Satcher - Creative Director for the Durham Urban Innovation Center

Friday, April 11, 2014
2:00-5:00 p.m. What’s Next?
5:00-7:00 p.m. Graduation
Location: 800 Park Offices Drive, RTP, NC

Quotes from Graduates:

Click here for previous descriptions, schedules, and speakers.

"Because of LTCD, I am now excited to become a pioneer in Durham, rather than one of the crowd in New York."
Jabari Blackmon, North Carolina·Central University

"To be honest I was not quite sure what to expect when I attended my first LTCE meeting.· However what surprised me even more was the eagerness for the following meeting and the ones after that!"
Vanessa Bowman-Allen, Durham Tech Community College

"Coming out of this program, I am much more prepared to meet the demands of the current job market, and I now know how to better network myself with local businesses"
Brady McReynolds, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

"This has been a memorable, and fun to collaborate with others in becoming better leaders at our school and in the community."· Jadia Hooper, Peace College

"If you want to be a great leader in the Triangle area, Leadership Triangle will mold you into that great leader."· Ernest Fleming, St. Augustine’s College

"LT empowered me to work harder in every aspect of my life.· I was able to gain better leadership skills and learn about the working world."· Faith Inman, William Peace College

"LT is the best leadership development program around.· It s regionally focused and I recommend it to anyone who wished to stay local."· Tim Lee, NC State University

"LT builds so many bridges for its participants-to friends at new schools, to alumni, and to people who make our region the vibrant, innovative place it is."· Emily McGinty, Duke University

"LTCE plants an effective number of students in the Triangle to be dynamic within their campus and the Triangle." Brianna Castillo, Meredith College

Will Atwater Central Carolina Community College
Chelsea Bowman N.C. State University
Josh Bray Central Carolina Community College
Liza Brown-Pinsky Duke University
Andrew Cowan UNC-Chapel Hill
Fatima Guerrab Wate Tech Community College
Lauren Hatchett N.C. State University
Angela Rae Hipos Durham Tech Community College
Martel Jackson NC Central University
Ba'Carri Johnson Duke University
Jasmine Johnson St. Augustine's University
Kandyce Jones William Peace University
Jennifer McPherson-Stephenson Shaw University
Carla Mullins Wate Tech Community College
Christiane Newell William Peace University
Raymond Smith St. Augustine's University
Sheila Spence UNC-Chapel Hill
Gaybriel Stubbs NC Central University
Alexis Trell Meredith College
Donte Wiggins Durham Tech Community College
Britney Wiggins Meredith College
Na'eem Wilkins Shaw University
 
2013 Leadership Triangle College Edition presented by AT&T PDF Print E-mail

Schedule for 2013 College Edition Class presented by AT&T

Class List

Will Atwater Central Carolina Community College
Chelsea Bowman N.C. State University
Josh Bray Central Carolina Community College
Liza Brown-Pinsky Duke University
Andrew Cowan UNC-Chapel Hill
Fatima Guerrab Wake Tech Community College
Lauren Hatchett N.C. State University
Angela Rae Hipos Durham Tech Community College
Martel Jackson NC Central University
Ba'Carri Johnson Duke University
Jasmine Johnson St. Augustine's University
Kandyce Jones William Peace University
Jennifer McPherson-Stephenson Shaw University
Carla Mullins Wake Tech Community College
Christiane Newell William Peace University
Raymond Smith St. Augustine's University
Sheila Spence UNC-Chapel Hill
Alexis Trell Meredith College
Britney Wiggins Meredith College
Na'eem Wilkins Shaw University




Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, 2:00 pm-7:00 pm

How to Build Authentic Relationships
Triangle J Council of Governments, Research Triangle Park

Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, 2:00 pm-7:00 pm 
Sustainable Agriculture presented by Burt’s Bee
Location: Piedmont Restaurant and Durham Central Park Gardens,  Durham
Facilitators: Matt Kopac, Burt's Bees; Emily Egge, Seeds; Dr. Danesha Carly, NC State University

Friday, March 1, 2:00 pm-7:00 pm
The Leadership in You
Location: Environmental Protection Agency
Facilitator:  Mark Molitor, Lead Effectively

Friday March 22-Government Connections in conjunction with the College Edition

2:00 to 7:00 p.m.-Old Capitol, Raleigh
Sponsored by: Fidelity Investments
Lobbyists: Amy McConkey, NC Beverage Association, Tim McDowell, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, Erica Nelson, NC Hospital Association, Maeve Gardner, GlaxoSmithKline, Chloe Gossage, Governor's Policy Director
Andrea Poole, NC Budget Dept.
Mark Molitor, Lead Effectively
Legislators:  Representative Avila, Representative Foushee, Representative Michaux, Representative Wilkins

Friday, April 12, 2013, 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Research Triangle Foundation, Research Triangle Park
The Final Wrap up, 2:00 to 5:00
Writing Strategies for Your Career
Facilitator:  Margot Carmichael Lester, Founder, The Word Factory

Graduation, 5:00 to 7:00
Graduation Speaker:  Christopher Gergen, Leadership Triangle Board Member and CEO, Forward Impact.


Will Atwater Central Carolina Community College
Chelsea Bowman N.C. State University
Josh Bray Central Carolina Community College
Liza Brown-Pinsky Duke University
Andrew Cowan UNC-Chapel Hill
Fatima Guerrab Wate Tech Community College
Lauren Hatchett N.C. State University
Angela Rae Hipos Durham Tech Community College
Martel Jackson NC Central University
Ba'Carri Johnson Duke University
Jasmine Johnson St. Augustine's University
Kandyce Jones William Peace University
Jennifer McPherson-Stephenson Shaw University
Carla Mullins Wate Tech Community College
Christiane Newell William Peace University
Raymond Smith St. Augustine's University
Sheila Spence UNC-Chapel Hill
Gaybriel Stubbs NC Central University
Alexis Trell Meredith College
Donte Wiggins Durham Tech Community College
Britney Wiggins Meredith College
Na'eem Wilkins Shaw University
 
2011 Leadership Triangle College Edition presented by AT&T PDF Print E-mail

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2011 College Edition presented by AT&T

Participants are:

Janay Baldwin-Durham Tech Community College
Tofy Mabo-Durham Tech Community College
Alikiah Barclay-Duke University
Emily McGinty-Duke University
Brianna Castillo-Meredith College
Zeenat Razvi-Meredith College
Noredia Akwara-N.C. Central University
Taylor-Grace Whitfield-N.C. Central University
Timonthy Lee-N.C. State University
Will Taylor-N.C. State University
Jadia Hooper-Peace College
Faith Inman-Peace College
Mauricia George-Shaw University
Nathan Weeks-Shaw University
Ernest Fleming-St. Augustine's College
Josh Robinson-St. Augustine's College
Miguel Cardona-University of N.C.-Chapel Hill
Kendall Smith-University of N.C.-Chapel Hill
Harold Mallette-Wake Tech Community College
Rachel Rana-Wake Tech Community College

2011 Students, Mentors and Committee Members

2011 Students, Mentors and Committee Members

Leadership Triangle College Edition presented by AT&T, is an experiential learning opportunity for students selected to participate from the ten universities, colleges, and community colleges based in the Triangle area. The interactive curriculum will focus on developing students' leadership skills and providing regional exposure.

Sessions meet at sites related to the topics, and include opportunities for students to engage in discussions with key leaders. Sessions are structured to assist participating students in deepening their knowledge and understanding of community-based problem-solving and to better inform and prepare them to become future leaders of the Triangle area.

Quotes from Leadership Triangle College Edition:

“Because of LTCD, I am now excited to become a pioneer in Durham, rather than one of the crowd in New York.” 
Jabari Blackmon, North Carolina Central University

"I was able to strengthen my leadership skills in part because of the variety of programming, and in part because of the friendships I forged with other participants.   What a fun class-it was my favorite one of the semester!"
Alex, Klein, Duke University

“To be honest I was not quite sure what to expect when I attended my first LTCE meeting.  However what surprised me even more was the eagerness for the following meeting and the ones after that!” 
Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz, Durham Tech Community College & UNC-CH

“Coming out of this program, I am much more prepared to meet the demands of the current job market, and I now know how to better network myself with local businesses” 
Brady McReynolds, University of North Carolina-CH

"This program is a great way to become connected to Triangle leaders, as well as make friends with other college students.  The skills you learn will follow you through life."
Laura Beth Price, Peace College

2010 College Edition Advisory Committee:
Jabari Blackmon, North Carolina Central University
Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz, University North Carolina-CH
Alex Ferguson, Wake Tech Community College

Schedule for 2011 College Edition Class

presented by AT&T

All pictures of each class are on the Leadership Triangle Facebook Page

Session #1 – January 28, 2:00-7:00pm
Building Authentic Relationships and Dinner with the Mentors
Location: Cisco Systems
Collin Rustin, Sr. Consultant, Avolead
Location and sponsor:  Cisco Systems

Session #2 – February 4, 2:00-7:00pm
The Leadership in YOU
Facilitator:  Mark Molitor
Location: Environmental Protection Agency, RTP

Session #3 – February 25, 2:00-7:00pm
Government Connection Class-Our N.C. Government
Location: Old Capitol Building-the Senate Chamber, Raleigh
Students will meet and work with key North Carolina Senators, Representatives and  balance the Education Budget
Sponsor:  Fidelity Investments
Facilitator: Senator Richard Stevens
Guest: Senator Josh Stein
Senator Bob Atwater
Senator Ellie Kinnaird
Representative Nelson Dollar
Representatibe Marilyn Avila

Session #4 – March 25, 2:00-7:00pm
Entrepreneurialism and Social Entrepreneurialism - For profit and Non-Profit - what is the difference?
Location: American Underground, American Tobacco Campus
Guests:  Aaron Houghton, iContact
Micah Gilmer, Frontline Solutions
Jess Shorland, Pengo
Dara Keatts, Pengo
Chris Heivly, LaunchBox
David Reese, Goodmon Fellow, Board Chair, Leadership Triangle,
East Durham Children's Initiative

Session #5 – April 15, 2:00-7:00pm
2:00-5:00pm 
Writing for Your Life
Facilitators: Margot Carmichael Lester, Founder, Word Factory
Steve Peha, President, Teaching That Makes Sense, Inc.
and
5:00-7:00pm-College Edition Graduation
Speakers: Ryan Allis, Co-Founder and CEO, iContact
Jim Goodmon, Pres/CEO, Capitol Broadcasting Co., Chair Emeritus, Leadership Triangle
Walter Wells, Regional Director, External Affaits, AT&T
Location: Research Triangle Park Headquarters


 
2010 Leadership Triangle College Edition presented by AT&T PDF Print E-mail

 

Leadership Triangle College Edition presented by AT&T, is an experiential learning opportunity for students selected to participate from the ten universities, colleges, and community colleges based in the Triangle area. The interactive curriculum will focus on developing students' leadership skills and providing regional exposure.

Sessions meet at sites related to the topics, and include opportunities for students to engage in discussions with key leaders. Sessions are structured to assist participating students in deepening their knowledge and understanding of community-based problem-solving and to better inform and prepare them to become future leaders of the Triangle area.

Quotes from some 2009 Leadership Triangle College Edition inaugural class graduates:

“Because of LTCD, I am now excited to become a pioneer in Durham, rather than one of the crowd in New York.” 
Jabari Blackmon, North Carolina Central University

"I was able to strengthen my leadership skills in part because of the variety of programming, and in part because of the friendships I forged with other participants.   What a fun class-it was my favorite one of the semester!"
Alex, Klein, Duke University

“To be honest I was not quite sure what to expect when I attended my first LTCE meeting.  However what surprised me even more was the eagerness for the following meeting and the ones after that!” 
Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz, Durham Tech Community College & UNC-CH

“Coming out of this program, I am much more prepared to meet the demands of the current job market, and I now know how to better network myself with local businesses” 
Brady McReynolds, University of North Carolina-CH

"This program is a great way to become connected to Triangle leaders, as well as make friends with other college students.  The skills you learn will follow you through life."
Laura Beth Price, Peace College

2010 College Edition Advisory Committee:
Jabari Blackmon, North Carolina Central University
Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz, University North Carolina-CH
Alex Ferguson, Wake Tech Community College

Schedule for 2010 College Edition Class

  • Session #1 – January 29, 2:00-7:00pm

  • Building Authentic Relationships - Meet the Mentors
    Location: tbd
    Collin Rustin, Sr. Consultant, Avolead
    Dinner with Mentors
    Class sponsored by Cisco Systems
    Click here for photos


  • Session #2 – February 5, 2:00-7:00pm

  • What Makes up this Triangle - Where We Live?
    Location: AT&T, Durham

    Guest:
    Damien Graham, Government Affairs Manager, Triangle Transit
    Matty Lazo-Chadderton, Director, Hispanic/Latino Affairs
       President Pro Tempore's Office, N.C. Senate
    Tom Stevens, Mayor, Town of Hillsborough
    Walter Wells, N.C. Area-Regional Director-External Affairs, AT&T
    Class sponsored by AT&T
    Click here for photos 


  • Session #3 – February 26, 2:00-7:00pm

  • Government Connections presented by Fidelity Investments
    Location: Old Capitol Building, Raleigh

    You, Students, will meet and work with key North Carolina Senators, Representatives and Legislative Staff

    Guest:
    Senator Josh Stein
    Senator Richard Stevens
    Representative Nelson Dollar
    Representative Deborah Ross
    Courtney Crowder, Legislative Director for Governor Perdue
    Amy McConkey, N.C. Beverage Association
    Tim McDowell, V-P, Government Relations and Public Relation,
        NC, Independent Colleges and Unversities 
    Class sponsored by Fidelity Investments
    Click here for photos

     

  • Session #4 – March 26, 2:00-7:00pm
    • How do you make money in the short term and long term?
    • How you do support the Planet Earth?

  • Entrepreneurialism and Social Entrepreneurialism - For profit and Non-Profit - what is the difference?
    Location: Environmental Protection Agency, RTP

    Guest:
    James Dillard, Executive Director, Nourish International
    Aaron Houghon, founder/CEO, iContact
    Erin Johnson, founder/CEO, Soccer Kids of America
    Michael Lemanski, Partner, Greenfire Development
    Click here for photos

  • Session #5 – April 16, 2:00-7:00pm

  • The Leadership in You, 2:00-5:00pm 
    Location: Bay 7, American Tobacco Historic District, Durham

    College Edition Graduation, 5:00-7:00pm
    Location: Bay 7, American Tobacco Historic District, Durham
     
    Keynote Speaker:  Cynthia Marshall, State President, AT&T North Carolina
    Special Presentation-Carolina Hurricanes
    Click here for photos 


 

 
2009 Leadership Triangle College Edition presented by AT&T PDF Print E-mail

 

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The 2009 Students with their Mentors, Leadership Triangle Alumni, Goodmon Fellows

 

Leadership Triangle College Edition presented by AT&T, is an experiential learning opportunity for students selected to participate from the ten universities, colleges, and community colleges based in the Triangle area. The interactive curriculum will focus on developing students' leadership skills and providing regional exposure.

Sessions meet at sites related to the topics, and include opportunities for students to engage in discussions with key leaders. Sessions are structured to assist participating students in deepening their knowledge and understanding of community-based problem-solving and to better inform and prepare them to become future leaders of the Triangle area.

Students will also participate in at least one outside experience, which they will select from a pre-approved list of activities, and make a presentation to the group about this experience.

Quotes from some 2009 Leadership Triangle College Edition inaugural class graduates:

“Because of LTCD, I am now excited to become a pioneer in Durham, rather than one of the crowd in New York.” 
Jabari Blackmon, North Carolina Central University

“To be honest I was not quite sure what to expect when I attended my first LTCE meeting.  However what surprised me even more was the eagerness for the following meeting and the ones after that!” 
Vanessa Bowman-Allen, Durham Tech Community College

“Coming out of this program, I am much more prepared to meet the demands of the current job market, and I now know how to better network myself with local businesses” 
Brady McReynolds, University of North Carolina-CH

"LTCE hands you the keys to leadership success!” 
Carly Naegelen, Peace College

2010 College Edition Advisory Committee:
Jabari Blackmon, North Carolina Central University
Vanessa Bowman-Allen, University North Carolina-CH
Alex Ferguson, Wake Tech Community College

Click here for pictures of the 2009 College Editon kick off luncheon

and click below for video and more pictures here of the college kick off luncheon: http://www.cbc-raleigh.com/capcom/news/2008/corporate_08/lt_college/lt_college.html

The 2009 Class Schedule and Photos 
 
  • Session #1 – January 23, 2:00-7:00pm

  • Building Authentic Relationships - Setting the Foundation
    Location: RBC Center , Raleigh
    Facilitator: Collin Rustin , Executive Suite Partners, LLC

    This session will help students learn to identify and manage their first thoughts and how their attitudes and behavior influence the way they see others and how others perceive them. Students will work to identify "records", ways to shift attitudes and behaviors, and how to handle controversial issues.
    Click here for photos of this class 

  • Session #2 – February 6, 2:00-7:00pm

  • Entrepreneurship, and the Triangle - Innovative Solutions
    Location: CISCO Systems, RTP
    Presenter: Ted Abernathy, Executive Director, Southern Growth Policies Board
    Guest Entrepreneurs:
    Brooks Bell, Founder and President, Brooks Bell Interactive
    Aaron Houghton, Co-Founder, Chairman and CTO, iContact
    Matthew Kane, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Precision BioSciences
    Donovan Moxey, CEO of Interactive Multimedia Solutions, Inc.
    Kip Frey, General Partner, Intersouth Partners
    Blake Strayhorn, Director of Service Operations Futures, Inc. LT Board Member
    Mary Musacchia, JD, CoFounder, Executive Team Advisors, LLC, Partner, Corvette and Musacchia, PLLC, LT Board Member

    Students will learn about the history of Research Triangle Park and how the area has become home to some of the world's leading scientific, engineering and financial services companies. This session will also introduce students to some of the area's most inspiring entrepreneurs under the age of 40.
    Click her for photos of this class


  • Session #3 – February 27, 2:00-7:00pm

  • Inspiring a Shared Vision and Enabling Others to Act
    Location: Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park

    This session will offer students the opportunity to work together in groups to share their personal vision for the future and try to get others passionate about their vision. Students will also participate in group activities that will broaden their understanding of inspiring a shared vision and how the way leaders communicate their vision impacts their effectiveness.
    Click here for photos of this class

  • Session #4 – March 27, 2:00-7:00pm

  • Civic Involvement and Our Nonprofit Community
    Location: Fidelity Investments, RTP
    Presenters: Andrea Bazán, Leadership Triangle Alumna/Goodmon Fellow, President, Triangle Community Foundation
    Tom Stevens, Leadership Triangle Alumnus/Goodmon Fellow, Mayor, Town of Hillsborough
    Don Moffit, Non Profit Consultant
    Omisade Burney-Scott, Director of Community Partnerships and Learning, Southern Rural Development Initiative
    Allen Reep, Director of Development, Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC

    Students will have the opportunity to learn about some of the Triangle's most dynamic nonprofits and what they are doing to make a difference in the region. Presenters will discuss modes of philanthropy, the tax benefits of giving, and how social entrepreneurship and other forms of nonprofit work are influencing Triangle leaders and changing public policy.
    Click here for photos of this class

    Andrea Bazán's blog: http://philanthropspeak.blogspot.com/2009/03/were-in-good-hands-with-these-young.html


  • Session #5 – April 17, 2:00-7:00pm

  • Be a Change Agent-Change your School, Community, Nation and the World!
    Location: Bay 7, American Tobacco Historic District, Durham
    Presenters: Margo Carmichael Lester , Leadership Triangle Alumna/Goodmon Fellow, President, The Word Factory
    Jim Goodmon , President/CEO, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Leadership Triangle Board Chair

    The final session will highlight ways in which students can get involved in planning and influencing the future of the Triangle – before they graduate! Public speaking and op-eds are just two vehicles of influence that will be discussed. Students will also have the opportunity to reflect on their Leadership Triangle experience.  This class will conclude with their graduation that evening. 
    Click here for photos of this class