Southern Collegiate Leadership Conference

This year the Southern Collegiate Leadership Conference celebrates its 11th annual conference on September 24, 2016 with the theme “Race to Lead”. The Southern Collegiate Leadership Conference supported by Subway is held annually to help students improve their leadership skills by investigating leadership from a variety of perspectives. Come engage in leadership development opportunities with hundreds of college students from throughout the southeast to be better prepared to lead and shape the future.

The conference will also feature educational workshop sessions that focus on the following topics:

  • Self-Leadership
    • These workshops will examine personal values and aligning values with intentional behavior.
  • Collaborative Leadership
    • These workshops will focus on developing skills to effectively lead and collaborate in teams.
  • Organizational & Community Leadership
    • These workshops will explore leadership that inspires, motivates, organizes, and empowers positive social change locally and/or globally.
  • Leaving a Legacy
    • These workshops will encourage sustaining leadership throughout life’s journey by equipping others and utilizing critical reflection.

Leadership Keynotes

Head Shot Peterson
Adrian Peterson

Former Georgia Southern and NFL running back Adrian Peterson will share how he overcame a speech impediment through leadership.

 Leesburg Girls
Personal Account of The Girls of the Leesburg Stockade 

Dr. Shirley Reese, who has been nominated for the Presidential Medal of Freedom, will explore leading change in our communities as she shares the story of The Girls of the Leesburg Stockade.

Registration & Payment Options

Registration is open now – REGISTER HERE

The early registration deadline of Friday, September 16 has passed.  The registration fee has increased to $30 per person (including walk-ins).

A group rate discount of 20% off the registration fee is available for any group with 20 or more registrations who meet the September 16 registration deadline. Contact John Egan for more details (

Online conference payments are available here.  *Select the SCLC Payment option. See detailed instructions below for online payments for groups.

Group Registration & Payment Options

Individuals must register via the online registration form. From there, group payments may be made as long as a list of individuals being paid for are sent to John Egan ( in order to confirm their registration. Group online payments may be made online or via check made payable to Office of Leadership & Community Engagement. Instructions for online payment may be found below:

    1. Online conference payments are available here.
    2. When making payment for a group, choose “Pre-Approved Payments” option. If making an individual payment, choose the SCLC payment option and follow on screen instructions.
    3. To proceed with group payments: Enter $20 x number of participants (if you are paying for less than 20 individuals).  Enter $16 x number of participants (if you are paying for 20 or more people).  *A group discount is available for 20 or more people, please contact John Egan at for more information.
    4. At the Payment Purpose drop down box, choose “Other”. Then enter SCLC and the number of participants in the Additional Payment Information box.  Put your groups name under Participant’s Name.
   5. Submit payment.
All registration payments are non-refundable after September 16th.


Conference Schedule – Saturday, September 24th

8:30 – Check-in Opens
9:00 – Conference Welcome
9:10 – Distinguished Leadership Keynote Address
10:15 – Workshop Sessions
11:15 – Workshop Sessions
12:15 – Lunch
1:00 – Distinguished Leadership Keynote Address
2:00 – Workshop Sessions
3:00 – Workshop Sessions
4:00 – Conference Closing Session

Check-in & Attire Information

Check-in for the conference will begin at 8:30 am in the Russell Union Ballroom and the conference will conclude by 4:15 pm.  Casual dress is appropriate for this event.

Event Address

Russell Union
85 Georgia Avenue
Statesboro, GA 30458


For any questions, contact John Egan at or call (912) 478-1435.

Last updated: 9/21/2016

Office of Leadership and Community Engagement • PO Box 8114 • (912) 478-1435 •