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PLS Weekend Collegiate Leadership Retreat

  • Friday, June 07, 2019
  • 4:00 PM (UTC-05:00)
  • Sunday, June 09, 2019
  • 12:00 PM (UTC-05:00)
  • Knoxville, TN




Katelyn E. Shatz, Pharm.D, MBA

Director of Professional Development

Come join Phi Lambda Sigma for a weekend in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains! Knoxville, TN will serve as our backdrop for leadership development, team building, and exploration of personal goals and motivations. Highlighted events include a cookout and workshop with the Phi Lambda Sigma National Executive Committee, a breakfast with Phi Lambda Sigma’s founder, Charlie Thomas and a “Map and Compass” challenge that will be sure to put your leadership and communication skills to the test!

Time: Registration begins Friday, June 7 at 4 PM. Programming will end Sunday, June 9 at approximately 12 PM.

Location: Knoxville, TN

Cost: $175 (Includes all activities, meals and snacks, as well as transportation during the event) 

HotelHilton Knoxville Airport
2001 Alcoa Hwy  Alcoa TN 37701

Blocks of rooms have been reserved for $119+tax per night. This is a standard room with two queen beds. Two students to a room would be only $119+tax for the whole weekend! Information for reserving hotel rooms will be sent out after registration is received.


Schedule of Events:

Friday (Knoxville): Arrival & Registration
5:00 – 7:00 PM: PLS President Meet and Greet Dinner

7:00 – 9:00 PM: Icebreaker/Team Building Event

9:00 PM: Evening on own

Saturday (Townsend): Full Day of Activities
7:30 – 8:30 AM: Breakfast at Hotel
8:30 – 9:30 AM: Travel to Townsend (Bus)
10:00 - 12:00 PM: Team Building Event
12:00 – 1:30 PM: Lunch with Team Building Group
2:00 - 4:00 PM: Service Event
4:30 - 7:00 PM: Dinner with NEC (Cookout)
7:00 - 8:00 PM: Travel back to Knoxville
8:00 – 10:00 PM: Game Night/Casual Event

Sunday (Knoxville): Wrap-up the Weekend
8:00 – 9:30 AM: Breakfast and PLS Speaker
9:30 – 11:00 AM: Chapter Planning & Leadership Development
11:00-12:00 PM: Debrief and Conclusion

*Schedule is subject to change

Phi Lambda Sigma
40 Bailey Lane
Uniontown, PA 15401