Conference Overview

A 400-Level Leadership Experience

The Shaffer Honors College of Leadership is designed to offer an in-depth exploration into an individual’s leadership style, valuable lessons in constructive disruption and innovation, and an intense focus on effective teams and ethical leadership. Participants of the Honors College will also have a unique opportunity to learn from successful Phi Delt alumni and volunteers.

Over a week, participants will spend two hours a day participating in virtual sessions where they will explore and discuss several topics related to advanced leadership including: teamwork, strategic planning, ethics, challenging the process, self-awareness, leadership legacy, masculinity and presentation skills.

The Honors College takes everything you’ve ever learned about leadership to the next level. It is the pinnacle leadership development experiential opportunity that the Fraternity offers.

Schedule of Events

The 2020 Shaffer Honors College of Leadership will take place from July 27-30 virtually through our PDT U online platform.

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Registration Info

Registration is closed.

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Each Whole Man Scholarship recipient must register for the Honors College via their myPhiDeltaTheta dashboard in order to complete the requirements for their scholarship.

Delegate Types

  • Honors College Delegate – Primary delegate for the Shaffer Honors College of Leadership.
  • Faculty member – Volunteer assisting with the facilitation of the Honors College experience.

Individuals serving on the Faculty should register online through their myPhiDelt dashboard. Email Renée Crist Lefter with questions or for further information.

Registration Deadline

  • Regular Registration – July 20, 2020

Once you have completed the registration process you will receive further instructions via e-mail leading up to the event.

All registration questions should be sent to Renee Crist Lefter at the General Headquarters via e-mail or by phone at (513) 523-6345.