The Student Organization Leadership Conference (SOLC) is a one day experience created for student leaders of Registered Student Organizations. The conference seeks to provide information on campus resources and training opportunities that develop stronger student  leaders. Attendance at SOLC assists organization leaders in developing positive, supportive and effective relationships with their advisors and peers.

Saturday, February 28th
9:30am to 3:00pm
Student Center South Ballroom


Conference Keynote Speaker

We are happy to announce that Dr. Jerry S. Evans, an Instructional Associate Professor in the College of Technology at the University of Houston will be the Keynote Speaker at the Student Organization Leadership Conference!  He will speak to student organizations about developing leadership and applying leadership skills to their positions and careers, now and in the future.

Dr. Evans has impacted the University and the Houston area in various ways:

  • Ten years of service to UH as a full-time professor
  • Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Director and founder of Cougars for Kids, a volunteer outreach program that serves children in schools and hospitals

Dr. Evans is also the founder and president of J.S. Evans Consulting, Inc., where he provides management consulting, organizational development, human resource management, and employee assessment services to a variety of companies in the automotive, banking, manufacturing, energy, oil and gas industries in Texas. 

His areas of expertise include:

  • Leadership development
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Employee motivation
  • conflict management
  • Team building

Conference Schedule 2015

9:30am Check-In and Refreshments
10:00am Welcome: Dr. Tina Powellson, Director of the Center for Student Involvement
10:15am Keynote Presentation: Dr. Jerry S. Evans, Instructional Associate Professor, College of Technology
11:15am Breakout Session One. Select from Workshop Options
12:15pm Lunch and Networking
1:15pm Breakout Session Two. Select from Workshop Options
2:15pm Cougar Connection. Student leaders will network and create new partnerships with other student organizations.
3:00pm Closing and Evaluations