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Leadership Conference

Leadership Conference

The spring semester Leadership Conference, “Encore: It Doesn’t End at the Bow””, will be held Saturday, January 27, 2024. Check-in is from 2-2:30 p.m. in Baker University Center. There will be a variety of sessions and networking opportunities for you to showcase and develop your leadership skills. Dinner is provided for conference attendees. The conference will conclude at roughly 8 p.m. and everyone who registers by Monday, January 8 is guaranteed to receive a conference t-shirt. Register today here!

Hall Council conference attendees: connect with your in-hall staff to learn more about showcasing your leadership and preparing for the Spring Leadership Conference Spirit Competition!!

Conference attendees and professional staff are invited to submit a presentation proposal as well! See the link below. The deadline to submit proposals is Tuesday, January 16 at 8 a.m.

If you have any questions, contact Jim Sand,


Spring 2024 Keynote Speaker

Quest Morris head shot
Quest Morris (he/him) Educator, Advocate, Community Change Agent Regional NRHH Advisor, CAACURH

Quest, a South Carolina native, lives to be different. He is a passionate educator and speaker with a wealth of experience in student leadership and organizational development in the public, non-profit and higher education sectors. After graduating with his degree in Educational Studies and Community Based Learning from Winthrop University, Quest has dedicated his career thus far to breaking down accessibility barriers to unique learning experiences, particularly to under served and under represented communities. 

In his professional career, Quest has served as a Youth Development Specialist with Discovery Place, Inc. a 501(c)(3) at the forefront of STEM education in the American Southeast where his work focused on supervising the student apprentice program and coordinating special projects to promote community engagement through outreach and enrichment initiatives. 

Quest has also served in the Army National Guard since 2019 as a Human Resources Specialist. Quest’s time in the military has taught him the value of transformational leadership in accomplishing common goals in challenging environments and his work with service members has been one of the most fulfilling experiences of his life. 

Honored with two national awards and two regional awards for his contributions to the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) and its Central Atlantic Affiliate (CAACURH), Quest’s passion for residential student leadership cannot be overstated. Having been developed through his own experiences in residence life, Quest understands the importance of student leadership in creating individuals with the passion to sustain the field that provides opportunities like this conference. 

Quest currently serves as a Community Coordinator in The George Washington University Campus Living & Residential Education (CLRE) department where he is also the Advisor for the Capital Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary. Quest’s work with the department was recognized with a CLRE Spotlight Award for his contribution to The George Washington University system.


Leadership Conference Registration.

Ohio University Students & Staff

Priority Registration ends Friday, December 15 at 11:59 p.m. to guarantee t-shirt sizes. You must register by 12 p.m. (noon) on January 18 to guarantee dietary needs are met for the conference dinner


Presentation Proposal

Presentation Proposal Form