Emerging Leaders Program

Emerging Leaders at Sam Houston State University

Are you a transfer student looking for professional development at SHSU?

Emerging Leaders is a leadership development workshop series based on the Social Change Model of Leadership Development offered to Transfer Students at SHSU. The Department of Leadership Initiatives selects a cohort for the semester and the group commits to attending all Emerging Leaders workshop events to learn about leadership, communication, individual & group values, team building, and active citizenship as they prepare to serve their communities as engaged leaders.

By participating in Emerging Leaders, you will...

  • Connect with other transfer students at SHSU
  • Define and discuss your Strengths
  • Examine issues facing leaders and ways to overcome obstacles
  • Apply leadership practices to a service project in the Huntsville community
  • Investigate methods of showcasing accomplishments for career advancement
  • Prepare a reflective presentation 
  • Reflect on and assess your Emerging Leaders experience

Application Process

Attend the Emerging Leaders Transfer Student Info Session on Wednesday, September 5th at 3:00 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center, room 315.

The application for the Fall 2019 Emerging Leaders cohort will open in August 2019.

Need More Information?

Department of Leadership Initiatives

(936) 294-3000


Lowman Student Center, Suite 328T