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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.

FALL 2014 SERIES                                                                                             

Session 1

Wednesday, Sept 17


  Introduction to Emerging Leaders

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

Session 2

Wednesday, Oct 1


  Social Change Model of Leadership Development

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

Session 3

Wednesday, Oct 15


   Leadership from an Individual Perspective

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

Session 4

Wednesday, Oct 22


   Leadership from a Group Perspective

  • Discuss group values related to leadership
  • Engage in teambuilding initiatives

Session 5

Wednesday, Nov 5


   Leadership as Active Citizens

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

Session 6

Wednesday, Nov 19


  Celebration of Learning

  • Individual presentations
  • Dinner catered on campus

***Participants will also meet 3 additional times throughout the semester with their assigned mentors for additional leadership development and a community service project***


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 Monday, September 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM to LSC 324A.
  • Candidates will be notified via email if selected for the Fall 2014 Emerging Leaders Cohort



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