Photos from Penn State Altoona's Student Leadership Conference

Summer Leadership Conference

Summer Leadership Conference

The Summer Leadership Conference is a three-day conference that brings Penn State student representatives together from across the commonwealth. Participants attend several workshops aimed at enhancing their leadership, citizenship and networking skills.


The Penn State Summer Leadership Conference will provide a challenging and motivating experience for participants where they will learn to be bold and confident leaders personally and professionally and will be inspired to lead purposeful lives in both civic and global arenas.

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Enhance essential leadership skills and competencies and identify areas for further exploration and development; specifically decision making, group dynamics, and conflict management.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of multicultural competency and explain its importance for effective leadership and citizenship.
  • Be able to define their leadership values and philosophies through self-awareness exercises.
  • Demonstrate how their role as a student leader at Penn State can be applied to their future.