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Emerging Leaders Program


Do you want to grow as a leader at SHSU?

Are you interested in service-learning opportunities?

Would you like to mix and mingle with other transfer students?

About the Program

Emerging Leaders is an on-going leadership series based on the Social Change Model of Leadership Development offered for Transfer Students at SHSU. A cohort of selected participants commit to attend all programs as they journey together to learn about Leadership, Communication, Individual & Group Values, Team Building, Active Citizenship and so much more.

SPRING 2015 SERIES                                                                                             

Session 1

Wednesday, Feb 18

4-6:30 PM

  Introduction to Emerging Leaders

  • Overview of the program & cohort introductions
  • Dinner at a local restaurant in Huntsville

Session 2

Wednesday, March 4

4-6 PM

  Social Change Model of Leadership Development

  • Overview of the model and how it relates to Emerging Leaders
  • Meet your mentor

Session 3

Monday, March 16

4-6 PM

  Leadership from a Group Perspective

  • Discuss group values related to leadership
  • Engage in teambuilding initiatives
Mentor Mtgs.
Wednesday, March 18 & Wednesday, March 25
4-5 PM

Meeting with your Mentor

  • Engage in group activities and plan a small group service project to complete with your mentor

Session 4

Wednesday, April 1

4-6 PM

   Leadership from an Individual Perspective

  • Discuss individual values related to leadership
  • Engage in a Discover Your Strengths workshop

Session 5

Wednesday, April 8

44-6 PM

   Leadership as Active Citizens

  • Discuss community/societal values
  • Engage in service in the Huntsville community

Session 6

Wednesday, April 22

4-6:30 PM

  Celebration of Learning

  • Individual presentations
  • Dinner catered on campus

***Participants will also schedule and complete a community service project with their mentor***


Participating in the Emerging Leaders program will help you:

  • Connect with other transfer students at SHSU
  • Define leadership
  • Discover your strengths
  • Understand conflict and collaboration
  • Connect to the local community through service
  • Reflect and apply learning


  • Click HERE to apply - The application deadline is due on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 5:00 PM to LSC 324A.
  • Candidates will be notified via email if selected for the Spring 2015 Emerging Leaders Cohort



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