November 7th – Temple 003 from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
November 9th – PSU 308C from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
What does event planning involve? This session will teach you the ins and outs of effectively planning an event and the resources available to you.
Led by: Allie Smoot & Kelsey Kraatz (SAC)

PowerPoint presentation & Handout 


November 16th – PSU 315C from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Trying to get more students to join your organization or attend events? This session will cover how to effectively market, use social media, and the tools available to you on campus.
Led by: Alana Miles & Julie Boyken (Marketing & Social Media GAs)

PowerPoint presentation


January 23rd – Temple 003 from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
January 25th – PSU 308A from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Officer transitions are one of the most overlooked, yet important, processes student organization go through. This session will help teach current officers how to properly transition their elected members into office.
Led by: Connor Aller, Andrew Whitney & Andrea Greer


January 24th – Cheek Hall 100 from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
January 26th – Cheek Hall 100 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Congratulations, newly elected presidents. This session will introduce new presidents to the policies of the OSE, Campus Link, SOFAC, and the registration process for the next academic year.
Led by: Andrea Greer


February 6th – Cheek Hall 205 from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
February 8th – PSU 318 A&B from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Having trouble/conflict within your organization? This session will help you better manage conflict amongst your team.
Led by: The Center for Dispute Resolution
February 22nd - PSU Union Club from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
President’s Retreat is an extended SOLD session offered for new and returning presidents. During this interactive workshop, we will explore topics relating to leading your friends, defining your leadership style and connecting with other presidents. Dinner will be provided and the event is free! Registration is required via CampusLINK beginning January 30th. Space is limited.
Led by: Andrea Greer
March 6th – Cheek Hall 205 from 3 p.m. – 4p.m.
March 8th  – PSU 308 A&B from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Having active members may be the most crucial to implementing your plan successfully. This session will be aimed at showing organizations different ways in keeping member involved and motivated in your organization.  

Led by: Residence Hall Association


March 20th – Cheek Hall 205 from 3 p.m. – 4p.m.
March 22th  – PSU 308 A&B from  6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Are you looking to learn more about being a leader? This will be an interactive session that will explore your leadership style and how to use that style effectively.
Led by: Karissa Knedgen, Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs in the PSU
April 3rd – Cheek Hall 205 from 3 p.m. – 4p.m.
April 5th – PSU 312A from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
What is budgeting? Budgeting is an important component of financial success. This session will teach you everything from setting up a budget to updating it as your circumstances change.
Led by: The Accounting Club


April 3rd – Cheek Hall 205 from 3 p.m. – 4p.m.
April 5th – PSU 314 A&B from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Looking for new ways to increase recruitment? This session will introduce your organization to some tips and tricks on increasing your recruitment efforts and help recruit new members.
Led by: 

Student Organization Leadership Development (SOLD) is a series of workshops and training to help student organization members and leaders achieve their goals, develop knowledge and skills of organizational leaders, raise awareness about university policies and resources, and promote responsibility, respect, and positive experiences through student organization involvement. Through the attendance of the entire SOLD program in connection to their involvement in student organizations, students will have reached the following identified learning outcomes:

Co-Curricular Involvement Identified Outcomes for Workshops & Training Programs:

Leadership Development
  1. Understand own leadership styles and abilities
  2. Develop others through leadership and as a mentor
  3. Explore personal impact as a role model by fostering leadership in individuals/communities
  4. Exhibit ability to articulate a group mission and desired outcomes
  5. Articulate, make decisions, and model behaviors that reflect personal values and ethics
  6. Use complex information from a variety of sources including personal experience and observation to form a decision or opinion
  7. Employ critical thinking skills in a variety of contexts

Collaboration and Mediation

  1. Work positively and cooperatively with others
  2. Contribute to achievement of group goals or shared vision


  1. Identify personal, work and lifestyle values and understand how they influence decision making
  2. Develop awareness of personal strengths and weaknesses

Marketing and Public Relations

  1. Identify and engage target audience
  2. Promote positive group representation in the community and on campus

Administrative Management

  1. Connect organization’s mission to programing efforts

  2. Evaluate organization’s effectiveness through internal assessment

The programs will focus around ways to help better your student organization and provide them with the tools and resources for the future. If there are any questions, please contact Regan Baker at