Caitlin Moore, president of the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Veterans Corps will attend the 2014 Student Veterans of America (SVA) Leadership Institute at the Walmart corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. Thursday, June 26 through Sunday, June 29.
The cohort based leadership institute is a four-day, residential program which offers chapter based leadership training to a select group of emerging chapter leaders from more than 1,000 eligible divisions at various higher education institutions across the country. As the Veterans Corps representative for WVU Parkersburg, Moore will learn established best practices and operational concepts that are designed to strengthen the core of SVA and each local chapter. The curriculum focuses on easing the transition from combat to classroom and building sustainable student veteran organizations. The 2014 leadership themes include: strategic planning, collaborative integration, advanced chapter management techniques, and networking and professional etiquette.
Student veteran leaders in attendance will have the opportunity to work with other chapter leaders to develop innovative solutions to real life scenarios that affect life on campus every day. Attendees will also have the opportunity to connect with corporate leaders from the institutes co-host, Walmart, during networking receptions and events.