Alpha Sigma Alpha’s Virtual Leadership Summit is an immersive, live virtual program dedicated to providing women with the opportunity for leadership skills development. Participants will have the opportunity to experience sessions covering a variety of essential topics for today’s emerging leader, including resilience, inclusion and self-advocacy. Collegians will explore leadership on a personal level and gain real-world skills that they can use to benefit their chapter, campus, professional and personal communities.
The Virtual Leadership Summit will be held three times during summer 2021. Chapters are assigned to attend one of the program dates below (see Chapter Assignments tab).
June 24-25, 2021
Serving collegiate chapters in Eastern Time
July 15-16, 2021
Serving collegiate chapters in Eastern Time and Central Time
July 29-30, 2021
Serving collegiate chapters in Central Time, Mountain Time and Pacific Time
This program is being offered in summer 2021 due to the cancelation of the Emma Coleman Frost Leadership Development Institute (LDI).
Please contact Lexi Moore, program coordinator, with additional questions.
June 24-25, 2021
Alpha, Longwood University
Alpha Gamma, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Nu Nu, Drexel University
Beta Epsilon, James Madison University
Beta Iota, Radford University
Gamma Clio, State University of New York – Cortland
Gamma Iota, Rochester Institute of Technology
Gamma Psi, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Gamma Phi, St. Johns University
Delta Gamma, West Chester University
Delta Epsilon, Mansfield University
Delta Iota, University of Delaware
Delta Chi, Bloomsburg University
Epsilon Gamma, Virginia Commonwealth University
Epsilon Eta, Virginia Wesleyan University
Epsilon Theta, Penn State Behrend
Epsilon Kappa, Millersville University
Epsilon Tau, University of Maryland- Baltimore County
Epsilon Upsilon, California University of Pennsylvania
Zeta Gamma, Gannon University
Zeta Theta, Wagner College
Zeta Iota, Stony Brook University
Zeta Lambda, Rowan University
Zeta Nu, Moravian College
Zeta Upsilon, University of Lynchburg
Zeta Chi, Niagara University
Theta Beta, Roanoke College
Theta Gamma, Christopher Newport University
Theta Lambda, Frostburg State University
Theta Sigma, Southern Connecticut State University
Theta Omega, University of New Haven
Iota Alpha, Suffolk University
Iota Gamma, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Gamma Chi, Bryant University
Epsilon Psi Emerging Chapter, Plymouth State University
July 15-16, 2021
Beta Theta, Central Michigan University
Beta Kappa, Western Illinois University
Beta Nu, Murray State University
Beta Pi, Concord University
Beta Rho, Northern Illinois University
Beta Upsilon, Indiana State University
Gamma Lambda, Loyola University of Chicago
Gamma Mu, Adrian College
Gamma Omega, Eastern Illinois University
Delta Eta, DePaul University
Delta Kappa, University of Southern Indiana
Delta Nu-A, Kettering University
Delta Nu-B, Kettering University
Delta Sigma, Saginaw Valley State University
Epsilon Phi, Indiana University
Zeta Beta, University of Wisconsin- River Falls
Zeta Omicron, Muskingum University
Zeta Rho, University of West Alabama
Zeta Tau, Grand Valley State University
Zeta Phi, Illinois Institute of Technology
Zeta Omega, Austin Peay State University
Theta Alpha, Coe College
Theta Zeta, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Theta Mu, Valdosta State University
Theta Nu, Knox College
Theta Tau, Capital University
Theta Phi, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Theta Chi, Methodist University
Iota Delta, Purdue University Fort Wayne
Iota Zeta, Cleveland State University
Iota Theta, Columbia College
Iota Kappa, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Iota Lambda, Flagler College
July 29-30, 2021
Alpha Beta, Truman State University
Beta Beta, University of Northern Colorado
Epsilon Epsilon, Emporia State University
Zeta Zeta, University of Central Missouri
Eta Eta, Pittsburg State University
Tau Tau, Fort Hays State University
Phi Phi, Northwest Missouri State University
Beta Lambda, University of Central Arkansas
Beta Mu, Henderson State University
Beta Sigma, Missouri State University
Gamma Zeta, University of Arkansas- Monticello
Delta Upsilon, University of Texas at San Antonio
Epsilon Alpha, Southern Arkansas University
Zeta Alpha, Missouri Southern State University
Zeta Eta, Rockhurst University
Zeta Kappa, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Zeta Mu, Missouri Western State University
Zeta Pi, Colorado State University- Pueblo
Zeta Sigma, University of the Incarnate Word
Theta Delta, University of Alaska- Anchorage
Theta Epsilon, Schreiner University
Theta Eta, Rogers State University
Theta Kappa, A&M University- Kingsville
Theta Xi, University of Texas at El Paso
Theta Omicron, University of Missouri- Kansas City
Theta Rho, West Texas A&M University
Theta Upsilon, Boise State University
Theta Psi, Colorado Mesa University
Iota Beta, Texas A&M University- Texarkana
Iota Epsilon, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Iota Eta, University of Arizona
Registration deadline – Monday, May 17 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Registration: $50 per person
Late registration: $70 per person
How does my chapter register for this program?
The chapter president or treasurer is responsible for registering all members attending the 2021 Virtual Leadership Summit.
How many members of my chapter need to attend?
At least three members per chapter are required to attend this program. Each chapter may register up to eight members to participate.
Chapters who fail to register for this program will be charged $150 for the registration fees of the minimum three member participation requirement.
Who should attend this program?
This program is designed for collegiate members seeking leadership skills development. When considering who should attend this program, look at the emerging leaders in your chapter. Women interested in serving their chapter as a future officer will benefit highly from participating in the 2021 Virtual Leadership Summit.
Chapters should also select members who will be able to meet all attendance expectations for this program. Members selected to attend must be available for the entire duration of the program. If a member cannot commit to the attendance requirements, the chapter should select another member to attend.
What technology will be needed to participate?
This program will be held on Zoom. Participants should have access to stable internet/WiFi, a webcam and a microphone in a safe, quiet and comfortable environment for the duration of the program.
How will participants from my chapter receive necessary program materials?
Participants will be provided with a digital version of the program book via email.
How does my chapter update our registration after we have already registered?
Chapters should only submit the registration form once. Collegiate chapter presidents or treasurers should contact Lexi Moore, program coordinator, for assistance in adding or changing registrants after the registration form has been submitted.
Schedule at a glance
|5:30-6:30 p.m.||Welcome Session|
|6-7 p.m.||Small Group Session|
|7-8 p.m.||Keynote Session|
|8-9 p.m.||Optional Sisterhood Activity|
|9:30-10:30 a.m.||Keynote Session|
|10:30-11:15 a.m.||Small Group Session|
|11:15-12 p.m.||Keynote Session|
|12-1:15 p.m.||Lunch Break|
|1:15-2 p.m.||Keynote Session|
|2-2:30 p.m.||Small Group Session|
|2:30-3:15 p.m.||Keynote Session|
|3:15-4 p.m.||Optional Sisterhood Activity|
|4-4:45 p.m.||Small Group Session|
|4:45-5:30 p.m.||Closing Session|
Who is eligible to be a small group facilitator?
Alpha Sigma Alpha alumnae, volunteers and friends of AΣA, including higher education professionals and other fraternity/sorority headquarters staff and consultants, are encouraged to apply to be small group facilitators. Individuals with strong facilitation skills and passion for contributing to the development of emerging leaders, specifically sorority women are ideal candidates for this facilitation opportunity.
Small group work will consist of discussion and activities that are supplemental to topics introduced in the large group format.
Workshop facilitators benefit by:
- Having the opportunity to interact with and educate collegiate members
- Gaining facilitation experience
- Networking with collegiate members and other event facilitators
As a facilitator, you will be expected to:
- Attend the facilitation skills training led by national headquarters staff
- Attend Virtual Leadership Summit curriculum training led by Tina VanSteenbergen
- Review and understand all pre-event communications and curriculum. A facilitation guide will be provided for review prior to the event
- Remain on-line for the entire program and participate fully in all discussions and activities
- Model the Alpha Sigma Alpha core values throughout the program
- Provide focus and direction to participants through the discussions and activities outlined in program curriculum and facilitation guide
- Be fully present and available to collegiate members at VLS
- Meet and exceed all other expectations established by the event facilitation team
The application for this volunteer opportunity is now closed.