December 15, 2008
|Date:||September 24, 2008|
|Re:||Don’t Cancel That|
Leadership Development at St. John’s University is offering its
services to all faculty members through the “Don’t Cancel That
Class” Program. If you must miss a class due to personal or
professional obligations, and you cannot find another faculty
member to cover your class, I urge you to not cancel it.
Instead, schedule a trained educator to facilitate an interactive
workshop for your class. Topic choices have been expanded to
include alcohol and other drugs, diversity, leadership, career
choices, and overall wellness.
The mission of Leadership Development is to provide educational
programs that assist students in their personal growth,
decision-making, and leadership development. Last semester,
Bacchus Peer Educators and Student Life administrators facilitated
over 50 DCTC workshops. Our goal is to serve as a resource to
all aspects of the University, including faculty members.
If you are interested in the “Don’t Cancel That Class” Program,
please review the workshop
offerings included and choose a workshop that would suit
the needs of your students. We need a minimum of 1 week
notice to coordinate your DCTC. If available, a trained
educator will be scheduled to facilitate a workshop for your
For Queens campus, contact Jennifer Raab, Leadership Development
Graduate Assistant, at (718) 990-5278 or DCTC@Stjohns.edu.
For Staten Island campus, please contact Kim Palmeri, Director
of Student Development, at (718) 390-4345.
Thank you for your commitment to the future success of our