Student Strengths Sessions

Interested in learning more about Strengths?

Request one of these sessions or work with a staff member to make a custom one for your group! Sessions are general about 1 hour long, and include a variety of activities for students to engage in. All participants are not required to have taken Strengths, but it can be helpful.

To request a presentation please email us with tentative information including date, time, location, and audience. Please allow two weeks before the scheduled presentation. Below are available sessions:

Diversity

  • Leadership is inherently an interpersonal process, and in many situations, leaders will find themselves in the position of working with individuals who have different backgrounds, beliefs, and/or experiences than they do. This session offers participants the chance to learn about other strengths and how strengths can influence perspective taking.

Getting Involved

  • You can engage in a variety of opportunities at the University of Iowa, learn more about your Strengths and how you can use them both in and outside of the classroom.

Group-Development

  • Working together is not just about achieving an outcome; it is about participating in a process. This session offers participants the chance to learn more about how strengths can impact and promote greater team dynamics.

Individual Theme Presentations

  • Want to learn more about a specific Strength? These sessions provide a comprehensive overview of whichever Strength you want to learn more about.

Roommate(s)

  • Use your strengths, and understand your roommate(s), to resolve conflict and have a thriving relationship. 

Self-Development

  • Learning is essential to leadership development. This session offers participants the chance to increase understanding of their Top 5 strengths and how to use them in everyday life.

Studying

  • Learn more about your Strengths, and how understanding those can help you take control of your study skills.

Time-Management

  • Learn more about your Strengths, and how understanding those can help you take control of your time management as a student.