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GSLI Fall 2019

The Graduate Student Leadership Institute


The Graduate Student Leadership Institute (GSLI) is a FREE leadership experience designed specifically for post-baccalaureate students (credential, masters, and doctoral students).
It is a two day immersive experience that covers advanced leadership and professional development topics.Get to know graduate students from other departments (and connect with the leaders of tomorrow!); get the benefit of years of experience in a concise curriculum; and boost your capacity for leadership at the Spring 2020 GSLI. Breakfast and lunch provided on Saturday & Sunday; a short reception will follow the conclusion of Saturday's curriculum. Attire is business casual on Saturday and casual on Sunday. Closed toe shoes are required on Sunday.


Register at


Spring 2020 Institute Weekend
Saturday, April 25, 8:45 am - 5 pm
Sunday, April 26, 8:30 am - 3 pm
Saturday, April 25 at the Smittcamp Alumni House
Mental Health in Grad School
Leadership through a Social Justice Lens
Leadership Panel & Networking Reception
Sunday, April 26 in the University Student Union, room 312-314
The EDGE Challenge Course
Leadership & Vision


*Participants are required to attend all dates and times of the weekend retreat.*
*Admission notifications for each retreat will go out on a rolling basis.*

Fresno State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please call in advance of your participation or visit.
For more information about the Graduate Student Leadership Institute,
contact Cydney Caradonna by calling 559-278-1024 or by e-mail at


Check out previous semester's GSLI schedule for an idea of what to expect!