It's coming! The annual Wolverine Summit Leadership Conference 2020!

Mark your calendars today!

Friday, August 21st, 2020
from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
UVU Grande Ballroom

Come learn how to incorporate creative problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity into your upcoming year at Utah Valley University.

Who should attend?

Any student who is looking to explore their leadership potential as well as students interested in ways to get involved at UVU.

We hope to see you there!

Registration will Open in Summer 2020

Registration Includes

  • Access to all breakout sessions
  • All conference materials
  • All networking receptions and events
  • Entrance to the keynote presentations
  • Dinner and Dessert Bar
  • UVU T-shirt and Swag bag


  • Cost: Free for UVU Students
  • Date: August 21, 2020
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Location: UVU Grand Ballroom & Student Center


If you have any questions or registration complications please contact UVU Student Leadership and Involvement at 801-863-5567.

2020 Keynote Speaker - To be announced

portrait of Justin Jones-Fosu

2019 Conference Keynote - Justin Jones-Fosu
President/Chief Inspirational Officer of Justin Inspires International

Justin Jones-Fosu is a full-time husband and daddy who also happens to be an international speaker, young-award winning entrepreneur, and author. He is the President/Chief Inspirational Officer of Justin Inspires International, LLC where he speaks 50-60 times a year for professionals, colleges, and youth internationally. He has spoken in 4 countries for over 250+ organizations, and given over 450+ presentations. Justin is also is the founder of Respectivity, a company helping workplaces to develop better cultures of respect. He is a CAMPUSPEAK speaker.

He is the author of two books, the most recent being “Finding Your Glasses: Revealing and Achieving Authentic Success,” which challenges the reader to live a life of success based on their core values. Justin obtained his MBA specializing in Leadership and Organizational Change. He has also gained valuable leadership experience with three Fortune 500 companies as well as by consulting with individuals and small business on strategy, leadership, diversity and organizational development. In 2008, Justin was named as one of EBONY Magazines “30 Young Leaders on the Rise” and was voted as a “HOT ACT” by Campus Activities Magazine in 2015. He has been featured in SMART CEO Magazine, the Baltimore Business Journal and other publications. Justin was a fraternity leader, president of 3 campus organizations, and on the SGA Executive Board (not all at the same time)!

If you only remember a few things about Justin, it’s that he is madly in love with his wife and loves being a daddy. He believes that these are more important than any accomplishments, recognition, or accolades!

2020 Schedule

Schedule Summary

Time Event
3:00 PM

Check In

3:30 PM


3:40 PM

Keynote Speaker

4:45 PM

Ice Breaker

5:00 PM

First Breakout

5:40 PM Break/Transition
5:45 PM

Second Breakout

6:30 PM


7:15 PM

Third Breakout

8:00 PM Break/Transition
8:15 PM Ice Breaker
8:30 PM Evening Keynote
9:30 PM  Wolverine Summit Lighting Ceremony
10:00 PM  Dessert Social/Wrap Up


Student Testimonials

portrait of Tori Hooper

Tori Hooper, RCL Program

"Wolverine Summit was such an awesome experience in many different aspects. Not only do you have the opportunity to connect with the different student leadership programs on campus but it also gets you pumped for the upcoming school year and all of the opportunities that are ahead of you. There are so many different breakout sessions and activities that are tied to the thing you will face throughout your year of student leadership. Not only is it exciting in the learning aspect, but those who run it go above and beyond with the decorations and food, you can tell how much our coordinators want to help us become the best student leaders we can be; also UVU is the absolute best!"

portrait of Jake Schlesinger

Jake Schlesinger, UVUSA Green Team Member

"I attended the Wolverine Summit as a freshman and had no idea what to expect. When I walked into the Regan Theatre instantly I thought I was in the wrong place because everyone knew each other and were talking having a good time. Eventually I spoke with the VP of Activities and she introduced me to all of the people on student council and from then on I’ve been a part of UVUSA. The Wolverine Summit is an event where you learn different leadership skills and learn about other parts of UVU where students can get involved. After people spoke in the Regan Theatre everyone went to the SLWC and ate food and listened to the Green Man Group. There were also games that we played to see how much people knew about UVU history. It was a great experience to meet so many new people and learn so much about different ways to get involved at UVU."

portrait of Rudy Alba

Ramiro “Rudy” Alba, Inter-Club Council President

"I have attended Wolverine Summit for the past 4 years. My first year was such an eye opener on how to become a leader. The following years enhanced my experience on becoming the leader I am today. The breakout sessions really helped me with time management, how to speak in a professional manner, how to stay positive in a stressful situation. James Robilotta and Tom Krieglstein were two of the many keynote speakers that I remember speaking to us at the Wolverine Summit events I have been to. Those two really helped me come out of my shell more and I have followed their social media ever since. Wolverine Summit is beneficial to everyone!!!"


August 16, 2019
Theme: Up with Leadership

August 17, 2018
Theme: Pure Imagination

August 21, 2017
Theme: Loud and True

August 29, 2016
Theme: Be Authentic: Tell Your Story

August 21, 2015
Theme: UVU The Happiest Place on Earth

August 22, 2014
Theme: The Wolverine Project

August 23, 2013
Theme: Explore, Dream, Discover

August 24, 2012
Theme: Going Beyond Wonderland

August 26, 2011
Theme: Community, Indviduality, Balance