2019 NUFP Dungy Leadership Institute (DLI): Old Dominion University

June 07 – June 12, 2019
Old Dominion University

Live and learn with current NUFP Fellows and Faculty in this NUFP signature event. Only Fellows in the 2018-2019 class are eligible to apply. Applications for Fellows will open in January 2019.


Would you like to meet other aspiring student affairs professionals from across the country? Does participating in a five-day leadership institute aimed at developing your leadership skills, enhancing your cultural awareness, and preparing you for a career in student affairs sound enticing? If so, you are encouraged to apply to be a part of the Dungy Leadership Institute (DLI).

DLI is held annually on various college campuses and offers 32 NUFP Fellows the unique opportunity to network with their peers and current student affairs administrators serving as institute faculty. DLI provides an in-depth leadership development experience and prepares Fellows for graduate work in student affairs and higher education. With the cost of food, travel, and lodging covered, there is no reason for any Fellow to miss out on this life changing experience!

DLI is an application-based experience. All Fellows will have to apply and be accepted to attend the institute.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending DLI, Fellows will be able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of how their personal identities and histories have impacted their lives and their ability to work with others
  • an understanding of the multiple paths to working in Student Affairs
  • an ability to find ethical resolutions to critical issues in Student Affairs
  • requiste writing, research, and speaking skills for entry into graduate school
  • professional networking skills
  • cultural competency skills that are integral to the Student Affairs profession


Presented By

NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP)
2019 NUFP Dungy Leadership Institute (DLI): Old Dominion University


This event is most likely to influence these groups.

  • Undergraduate


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All Fellows at DLI will be placed in a cluster, led by two members of the DLI faculty. Learn more about the DLI faculty below.

  • Rochelle Woods

    Rochelle Woods

    Executive Director of Special Populations
    California State University, Fullerton

    Faculty Bio

  • Kenny Lopez

    Kenny Lopez

    Assistant Director for Residential Academic Initiatives and Assessment
    University of Hawai'i at Manoa

    Faculty Bio

  • Cory Owen

    Cory Owen

    Assistant Dean of International Advisement and Diversity Initiatives
    The Juilliard School

    Faculty Bio

  • Clint-Michael Reneau

    Clint-Michael Reneau

    Associate Vice President of Student Affairs
    California State University, Fullerton

    Faculty Bio

  • Denisse Thillet

    Director of Student Support & Outreach
    Old Dominion University

    Faculty Bio

  • Natasha Turman

    Natasha Turman

    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Miami University

    Faculty Bio

  • Christian Urcia

    Apartment Community Director
    Western Washington University

    Faculty Bio

  • Sheldon Woods

    Sheldon Woods

    Residence Hall Director
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    Faculty Bio

  • Johnny Young

    Johnny Young

    Associate Vice Presdient for Learning
    Old Dominion University
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