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Emerging Leaders (EL) is a University-sponsored, Spring-semester program designed to further the development of the University’s up-and-coming leaders by refining their leadership abilities and instilling in them a commitment to the campus and community.
The EL program is open to first-year and second-year undergraduate students interested in developing their interpersonal skills through fun and engaging activities with reflection on such topics as identity, diversity, effective communication, conflict management & decision making, and campus leadership & professionalism. Sessions are led by upper-class student facilitators (listed below) who had previously graduated from the EL program.
EL participants are expected to attend weekly two-hour sessions throughout the Spring semester, attend a free off-campus weekend retreat, and participate in a service project during the annual SE Serves weekend.
To be eligible to participate in the EL program, a student must:
Participants must make the following commitment to the EL program:
Up to 40 students are selected to participate in the Emerging Leaders program each
Spring semester based on their application and group interview with the EL Facilitator
Team. The application for Spring 2022 will be open and accessible on this website starting
November 1, 2021 and due by November 12, 2021.