The 2016 Fall Semester of The Women Veterans Civic Leadership Institute begins September 10, 2016, on the campus of Chestnut Hill College. Chestnut Hill College is located at 8901 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118 in the beautiful and historic district of Chestnut Hill.
Women Veterans ROCK! continues its robust Community Partnership with Chestnut Hill College in the annual presentation of The Women Veterans Civic Leadership Institute Fall Workshop Series. Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, is a proud “Military Friendly” college and has enjoyed a long and distinguished history of supporting America’s Military Families and Student Veterans.
Additionally, it is with the generous Enduring Partnership with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, and their groundbreaking nationwide commitment to Women Veterans and Military Families, Women Veterans ROCK is able to provide high quality, comprehensive Civic Leadership Training and Education through this one-of-a-kind civic leadership incubator for Women & Girls in Military Families. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, is an international sorority that works to educate the public, assist youth, provide scholarships, support organized charities, and promote legislation for social and civic change.
The 2016 Fall Semester of The Women Veterans Civic Leadership Workshop Series will be held in Martino Hall, Room 216 on Chestnut Hill College’s Main Campus (located at 8901 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118). This year’s Fall Civic Leadership Workshop Series will be presented one Saturday a month during the Fall Semester (in the months of September, October, November, December). Classes will be held in Martino Hall, Room 216 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Fall 2016 Registration cost is $225.00 per person. Fall 2016 Student Veteran Registration is $195.00 per person. Registration includes: Materials; Workshops; Case Studies; Expert Guest Lecturers; Public Speaking & Media Training; Your Own Professional E-Portfolio; Professional Head Shot Photo; Continental Breakfast & Working Box Lunches.
Upon successful completion of the 2016 Fall Civic Leadership Workshop Series, participants earn: 2017 Delegate Membership in The Women Veterans 2020 Delegation To Washington DC(c); participants have the opportunity to apply for direct, designated appointments to: Civic Engagement & Community Organizing Organizations; Professional Mentor Paring with Corporate Women Business Leaders; Apprentice Board Appointment to Regional & National Service Organizations.
The 2016 Fall Agenda: Featuring “The Masters Class Series – Developing Public & Political Savvy”
Saturday, August 27, 2016 / 3-5 PM – The Welcome Reception – “Meet The 2016 Fall Class of Incoming Women Veterans Civic Leaders Fellows” (Orientation Day & Photo Shoot)
Saturday, September 10, 2016 / 9 AM – 2 PM – The Art of The Start! / Developing Political Savvy As New & Emerging Civic Leaders / The New Leader Council (NLC) / NLC 2017 Application & Entrance Process
Saturday, October 8, 2016 / 9 AM – 2 PM – Your Next Big Opportunity/ “Getting A Seat At The Table” / 2017 Community Leadership Opportunities – From PA to VA
Saturday, November 5, 2016 / 9 AM – 2 PM – Civic Leadership In Service Organizations / Liberty USO / Overview of 2017 Apprentice Board Support Opportunities & Appointment Process
Saturday, December 10, 2016 / 9 AM – 2 PM – “Military Women Winning In Public Leadership” / Meet The Candidate / Military Women of Public Influence / The Closing Reception & Recognition Ceremony for The Women Veterans Civic Leadership Class of 2016
A fully qualified veteran can attend Chestnut Hill College tuition free each year. You must have 100% entitlement in order to qualify. Chestnut Hill College will provide a maximum amount that will be matched by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These funds mean that a fully qualified veteran will attend Chestnut Hill College tuition free.
To be considered to be a qualifying students, applicants must:
Recipients will be selected based upon the date by which both conditions are met under the current guidelines of eligibility.
VA Certifying Official / Assistant to the Registrar
Chestnut Hill College
9601 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Office: (215) 248.7064
Fax: (215) 242.7707