Bill Harcleroad and Students Present at Penn State

Bill Harcleroad, Director of Campus Activities, Hunt College Union,  and 4 students from the student association activities council (Joanna Chiappone, Mike Morales, Jesse Gardner, and Jaimin Shah) presented a double education session called Leadership Lessons from Raold Dahl at the National Association for Campus Activities Festival held at Penn State on 3/11 and 3/12.

Program Abstract: We will be looking at leadership through the words of Roald Dahl, author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda and much more. In this highly interactive double-session we will watch video clips and conduct activities to showcase 11 lessons we have found in Dahl’s work: 1. You learn a great deal from those who are different from you. 2. It’s okay to be different yourself. 3. Being self-sufficient is important 4. Reading can change your life. 5. Sometimes, dreams do come true. 6. Two wrongs don’t make a right. 7. Appearances can be deceiving. 8. You should always be confident in your abilities. 9. Being clever pays off. 10. You can accomplish anything if you set your mind to it. 11. It is important to either make the best of your situation or do everything in your power to change it.

Program Goals: In a highly interactive manner to review leadership lessons learned from the works of Raold Dahl.

Learning Outcome: Leadership and Teamwork Competencies