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Orange team at Camp Casey ropes course. Want to learn more about Student Programs? Click the image to view our new Leadership Video!
Orange team at Camp Casey ropes course. Want to learn more about Student Programs? Click the image to view our new Leadership Video!

The Student Programs Leadership Institute is a year-long cycle of opportunities and is free for students. We foster emerging leaders through the development of leadership competencies and are dedicated to the pillars of social justice, ethical behavior, inclusive practices, adaptive style, and servant leadership. Explore the links below to find the resources that work best for you:

Leadership Courses

Campus challenge courseWe offer three two-credit Human Development (HD) courses in Leadership which serve as elective credits for the Arts and Sciences transfer degree. Each week in class we cover a different topic with guest speakers, videos and exercises.

Monthly Leadership Seminars

Seminars are free and open to all participants.
student in a leadership seminar

“Cookies & Learning” Leadership Seminars are a fun, high quality leadership training geared specifically towards the needs of student organizations. Participants expand their knowledge in areas such as how to recruit members, assertive communication, dealing with emotions, and influencing others.

Leadership Retreats

Retreats are day-long workshops offered between quarters. The free workshops offer an opportunity to engage with experts from the community in topics such as diversity, dealing with micro-aggression, bystander intervention, and using a mix of traditional and non-traditional techniques.
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Conferences for Leaders

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Attending leadership conferences offers students the opportunity to travel, network, and build connections that lead to student success and spur new career interests.

the stories you told us [in class] were the best lessons ever! I think you are awesome!

— T. Pham, 2013