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Leadership Speaker Series Podcasts

Be sure to subscribe to SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify so that you do not miss any future episodes. We have many great guests coming up this year!

Have anyone you think embodies the spirit of a change-maker and would be a great podcast guest?  Send an email to lead@uncg.edu.

Episode 10 – Emotional Intelligence (featuring Dr. Jessica McCall and Ash Doherty)

Ever heard the term emotional intelligence? In this episode, OLCE interviews Dr. Jessica McCall and Ash Doherty as they dive into what emotional intelligence is and what it means to be an emotionally intelligent leader.

Episode 9 – Peer Teaching & Mentoring (Kaleigh Del Greco Interview)

Enjoy our last episode on student leadership? In this episode, you’ll get to hear more in depth about panelist and student leader Kaleigh Del Greco, who is a junior here at UNCG, majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Psychology. Tune in to learn more about her leadership journey as it relates to peer teaching and mentorship!

Episode 8 – Student Leaders in Dialogue (Live Panel) 

Did you miss out on Leadership Week this Spring? In this episode, you’ll get to join our leadership panel live audience as Zach Bell facilitates a dialogue on leadership from several student leaders. Hear from Kaleigh, Isai, Mary-Helen, and Brent as they discuss their leadership journeys!

Episode 7 – Importance of Getting Involved (Kynnith Francis-Vaughan Interview)

In this episode, OLCE interviews Kynnith Francis-Vaughan, who is the Coordinator for Programs in Campus Activities and Programs. Tune in to hear about her leadership journey, the importance of getting involved, and the upcoming involvement fair! 

Episode 6 – Leadership in the Armed Forces (Lieutenant Colonel Mark Whisler Interview)

In this episode, OLCE interviews Lieutenant Colonel Mark Whisler, who is the Professor of and Department chair for Aerospace Studies at NC A&T. Tune in to hear what an experienced fighter pilot with nearly 20 years of service has to say about mentorship, teamwork, and self-care.

Episode 5 – Leadership Through Different Lenses (Live Panel)

Did you miss out on Leadership Week? In this episode, you’ll get to join our leadership panel live audience as Jordan Farmer facilitates a roundtable discussion on leadership and its different lenses. Hear from Dr. Zitty Nxumalo, Jose’ Sandoval, and Libby Schinow as they discuss their individual leadership journeys. 

Episode 4 – What It Takes to Be a ChangeMaker (Destiny King Interview)

Want to know what it takes to be a ChangeMaker? If you enjoyed our last episode on student affairs, you’re going to love this one! In this episode, we interviewed Destiny King, who is a junior here at UNCG, majoring in music education with an arts administration minor. Tune in to learn more about her leadership journey!

Episode 3 – Student Affairs and Leadership (Dr. Adrienne Craig Interview)

Have you ever wondered what “student affairs” is and why it matters? Tune in to Episode 3 of the Leadership Speaker Series to learn why. In this Episode, Associate Vice Chancellor Dr. Adrienne Craig, discusses her leadership journey and the impact that student involvement can have.

Episode 2 – Raise ‘Em Up Mentoring (Joshua Leeper Interview)

In this episode, OLCE discusses mentorship and leadership with UNCG Alumni and Founder and Executive Director of Raise ‘Em Up Mentoring!

Episode 1: Wes Miller (Former UNCG Men’s Basketball Coach)

OLCE partnered with the Office of Alumni Engagement to highlight the leadership story of former UNCG Men’s Basketball Coach, Wes Miller. It’s the first in a special Leadership series.