Emerging Leaders


Student applications for the Fall 2017 coming soon!

The Emerging Leaders program is an exciting and engaging leadership introductory and development program designed for first-year students and others seeking to develop their leadership skills. This four-week program provides students a chance to meet new people, explore new ideas, and become more involved in university-wide leadership opportunities including student government, student organization officer positions, residence hall leadership, and student mentors positions. The Emerging Leaders program is open to all first-year students, but sophomores are encouraged to apply and will be reviewed and considered for acceptance into the program by the Emerging Leaders staff on a case-by-case basis.

The Fall 2017 semester will host  sessions on Wednesdays and Thursdays from  4:00pm-5:30pm.

Week 1: Leadership Foundations 
Week 2:  Communication, Conflict , & Leadership
Week 3:  Diversity & Privilege
Week 4:  Ethics & Application of Leadership Principles
Week 5: Professionalism & Application
Week 6: Graduation


Emerging Leaders Student Applications are coming soon, please check back later.

 (Printable Student Application Description)

Emerging LeadersFacilitator Applications are coming soon, please check back later.

 (Printable Facilitator Application Description)         

Undergraduate facilitator applicants will sign up for an individual interview (found on their application) and all selected facilitators will be required to attend one of our group facilitator training meetings prior to the start of the Emerging Leaders program (see dates below).


Spring 2017 Facilitator Dates
Emerging Leaders Facilitator Interview - February 7 (2pm-5pm) or 8 (11:30am-3pm), 2017
Emerging Leaders Facilitator Training- February 9 (10am-1pm) or 10 (10am-1pm) , 2017




rLead Facilitators:    

Matthew Meyers, Coordinator for Leadership & Late Night Programs

Vincent Phillips , Graduate Assistant for Leadership and Late Night Programs