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Intercultural Life Leadership Retreat

Uptown Campus
Bayou Segnette State Park
7777 Westbank Expy, Westwego, LA, 7777 Westbank Expy, Westwego, LA

The Annual Intercultural Leadership Retreat takes place during the Fall semester in an off-campus camp setting. The weekend is designed to develop skills that will serve students at Tulane, in New Orleans and beyond, with interactive activities designed to create an environment for individuals to explore cultural identity, share experiences and discuss the meaning of leadership within the context of a diverse society. Participants should come prepared to participate in activities by sharing views, attitudes, beliefs and experiences openly and honestly. 

The retreat is an opportunity to learn more about who you are, connect with other students, develop leadership skills to make a positive change at Tulane using Social Change Model of Leadership Development (HERI, 1996; Astin, 1993) and the Cultural Competence Model (Pope & Reynolds, 1997). We bring together student leaders with diverse perspectives to build relationships across cultural differences and form a purposeful and sustainable leadership community whose members are committed to one another. The program is designed to provide a rich learning experience regardless of your leadership position. Students interested in running for office in any student organization, are strongly encouraged to attend.

 

Students must RSVP here in addition to submitting a $20.00 cash deposit to the Office of Multicultural Affairs (LBC Suite G04) before the Registration Deadline

There is a cap on registration this year and the program is only open to presenting student leaders, peer mentor program participants, student staff, and first year residents of the Kaleidoscope RLC.

New student registration and deposit deadline: From Orientation through the First Wednesday of classes in the Fall Semester of the current academic year. 

 

Transportation:

Social distancing and masks will be required on the bus. Each student will be given a row of seats on the bus. 

 

Lodging:

Social distancing will be in place in the dormitory and we have enough bunks for each person to stagger (One student per bunk. Every other student on the top or bottom of each bed unit)

 

Food:

Prepackaged meals will be ordered and provided from vendors near the site. This includes dinner on Friday, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday, and Breakfast on Sunday.

Office of Multicultural Affairs


For more information on this event, please visit https://tulane.campuslabs.com/engage/event/5469634