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For Immediate Release
April 19, 2010

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Students Discover the Leader in Themselves

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Press Release Photo Jermaine M. Davis, keynote speaker

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Press Release Photo Students participated in three breakout workshops during the conference.

Brockport, NY-Approximately 300 College at Brockport students participated in this year's Student Leadership Conference on Sunday, April 18 in Seymour College Union on The College at Brockport Campus.

This year's theme was "Discover the Leader in You." Attendees of the day-long conference participated in workshops such as "How to Lose a Job in 30 Seconds: Secrets to Getting That Perfect Job and Keeping It Once You’re There"; "All I needed to know about Leadership, I Learned Before Kindergarten"; and, "Failing Forward- Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones." The keynote speaker was Jermaine M. Davis.

Jermaine M. Davis has been actively teaching college adults for more than thirteen years, during which he received the prestigious student-nominated College Instructor of the Year Award. Jermaine is author and co-author of ten books including, Get Up Off Your Butt & Do It NOW, The NOW Factors for College Success, and Leading with Greatness. Jermaine is CEO, Co-founder and President of two companies: Seminars & Workshops, Inc., and The Stand Out Leadership Company. He is currently a professor of Communication Studies at Century College in Minnesota.

Students who participate in the Leadership Development Program earn a leadership certificate, attend workshops and meet with a faculty or staff mentor throughout the year. The Leadership Conference was the culmination of this year's program.

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