2018 LEAD Conference 

Saturday, February 17, 2018 | Bennett College | Greensboro, NC

The North Carolina College Personnel Association invites students from throughout our state to join us in Greensboro, NC for LEAD!

The 2018 LEAD Conference, Leadership Now: Agents of Change, is a transformative one-day conference carefully designed to allow students the exploration of inclusive leadership by means of community engagement and active citizenship. Come and experience an unforgettable challenge to LEAD.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!


2018 LEAD Conference Registration & Pricing

Registration fee – $25

Registration Dates: January 2nd – February 17th, REGISTER HERE!

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and swag!

Hotel Information

Courtyard Greensboro, located at 4400 West Wendover Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27407, (336) 294-3800

Please directly call Marriott Reservations at 1(800) 321-2211 or (336) 294-3800 on or before Saturday, February 10, 2018 (the “Cutoff Date”) to make sleeping room reservations. Please identify your group as part of the Bennett College group staying at the Courtyard Greensboro, located at 4400 West Wendover Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27407.  All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.  Use this link to reserve: Book your group rate for Bennett college Student Conference

Call for Proposals Information:

The LEAD Conference brings together leaders from campuses across the state of North Carolina to a  one-day drive-in conference, geared towards current and rising student leaders.  The conference allows students to network, learn how other leadership teams and programs function, and to bring ideas back to campus through hands-on workshops and plenary sessions. The LEAD Conference Planning Committee is currently accepting proposals.


CONFERENCE THEME: Leadership Now: Agents of Change


Proposals that are (a) informative and relevant to the conference theme and (b) supported by theory and research. All proposals should be emailed to kdrye@bennett.edu with the subject line, LEAD 2018 or submitted through this Google doc.


Accepted presenters must meet the following requirements (please read carefully):

  • Presentation: Individual sessions are assigned a 50-minute slot; 35 minutes of the presentation, 10 minutes for Q&A, and 5 minutes for the session’s evaluation.
  • Paper: Submission of abstract and detailed outline on the topic of your presentation is mandatory. Documents  will be reviewed by the 2018 LEAD Planning Committee. Presenters will need to submit a Microsoft Power-Point file, a one page bio with professional head shot and AV requests.  Any additional information needed (curriculum vitae, etc.).
  • Registration: Presenters must register for the conference. Please register using your acceptance code.