RISE Student Leadership Certificate

Your opportunity to Be the Change - Racial Inclusion for Student Equity
RISE Leadership Series for Students

FREE NWTC Student Certificate Series focused on identity and leadership.

Do you have a passion to lead and work with a diverse team? Want to develop your leadership skills to make a positive impact on the NWTC community and beyond? Here's your opportunity! Register for the RISE Leadership Series.

RISE Requirements

To earn a certificate, students must attend a minimum of three curriculum-based sessions (Kick off events included) in either the Fall or Spring semesters.  Students who attend at least six curriculum-based sessions will earn a chance to win various prizes.

Fall 2019 Semester Rise Kick Off Event & Leadership Series (Registration Required)

Kick Off Event
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019  |  5:00PM  |  SC142
Keynote Speaker: Pardeep Kaleka

Co-Founder of Serve2Unite, Published Author of “The Gifts of Our Wounds,” Award-winning Community Relations Journalist and Trauma Therapist. A native of Punjab, India, Pardeep Singh Kaleka grew up in Milwaukee, WI. Formerly a Police Officer and Educator, and currently as a Peace Activist/Consultant, Pardeep collaborates with government and non-government stakeholders to create policy and procedures to combat the rise of hate in the US. 

Workshops take place from 10:00AM - 11:30AM in SC142, Eagle Event Center.

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019  -  Discovering the Leader in You
Friday, Nov. 1, 2019  -  Emotional Intelligence
Friday, Dec. 6, 2019  -  Managing Conflict

Spring 2020 Semester Rise Kick Off Event & Leadership Series (Registration Required)

Kick Off Event
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020  |  5:00pm  |  SC142
Keynote Speaker: Harry Sydney

Former NFL player and coach, founder of My Brother’s Keeper, Inc in Green Bay.  My Brother’s Keeper is dedicated to providing Straight Talk~ Sound Direction mentoring services to assist individuals in dealing with the hardships of life by helping them live with Integrity, Respect and Standards

Workshops take place from 10:00AM - 11:30AM in SC142, Eagle Event Center.

Friday, Mar. 6, 2020 -  Leadership & Diversity
Friday, Apr. 10, 2020  -  Leadership Ethics
Friday, May 1, 2020  -  Civic Engagement & Our Inner Convictions

Students who meet minimum requirements will earn an honorary certificate of completion.

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