Spartan Legacy Training Academy

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Become a change agent. The Spartan Legacy Training Academy is a series of workshops engaging the intersection of social justice and holistic development. Benefits include a Certificate of Completion, networking, and personal and professional development.

*Student participants must attend at least (3) three workshops during their SJSU academic career to earn a certificate.

Upcoming Programs

Enough is Enough: The Power of Your Inherent Value with Dr. Meag-gan Walters, Stanford University
Thursday, November 14th 11:00am-12:00pm
Meeting Room 3A - Student Union
Dr. Meag-gan Walters from Stanford University will define inherent value and explain the impact it has on our daily lives. The workshop will offer alternate behaviors and practice so individuals may leave with self-made tangible tools that work for them.

A Conversation on Code Switching
Wednesday, December 4th 1:30-2:30pm
Meeting Room 3A - Student Union
Has anyone ever told you that you have a “phone voice?” Do you refrain from using your typical jargon when communicating with colleagues, supervisors, or even family? This workshop will explore the idea of “code switching” and how to remain true to yourself while simultaneously adapting to different environments at work, school, and home.

Past Programs

Turning Adversity into Positive Career Traits + Introduction to LinkedIn
Tuesday, October 1st 1:30-3:00pm
Meeting Room 3A - Student Union
Each of us has our own story. Our own struggles. Our own victories. Our own purpose. Ideals that have been passed on from generation to generation redefined by experiences and cemented in our hearts from the joy of triumphing over adversity. This workshop takes you on a personal journey of belittlement, self-doubt, cultural reaffirmation and embracing YOUR uniqueness. This workshop will be facilitated by Oscar Garcia from Aspira and will include an introduction to LinkedIn for students.

Commanding Attention: Representing Yourself with Confidence and Purpose
Wednesday, September 11th 12:00pm-1:00pm

Meeting Room 1B - Student Union
From large presentations to job interviews, phone conversations and interpersonal dialogue, communicating a clear and compelling message continues to be a competency that can catapult or stall your goals. This interactive workshop is designed to introduce practical skills in order to speak and communicate yourself and personal brand persuasively, with confidence and purpose. The session will also offer tips to overcome common intrapersonal barriers to success, including fear of public speaking.