Emerging Leaders Program

Emerging Leaders at Sam Houston State University

Are you looking for professional development opportunities at SHSU?

Emerging Leaders is a leadership development workshop series based on the Social Change Model of Leadership Development offered to 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 students at SHSU
  • Define and discuss your CliftonStrengths Top Five Themes of Talent
  • 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

Applications for the Fall 2020 Emerging Leaders program will open on OrgLINK on July 20. Please apply via OrgLINK to be part of this program in the fall semester. Typically, the cohort meets every Wednesday from 3:00-4:30 p.m. and members must be able to attend these meetings.

We will be hosting an information session on August 26 from 3-4 PM via ZOOM if you would like to learn more about this program. 

Need More Information?

Department of Leadership Initiatives

(936) 294-3000


Lowman Student Center, Suite 326