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What is the LEAD Program?

The LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) Program provides leadership development opportunities to all CSU-Pueblo students to prepare them to lead in their future careers, lives, and communities. The goals of the LEAD Program are to develop future leaders who create positive change in our community.

Applicants to the LEAD Program must be able fully to all aspects of the program. Please contact Student Engagement and Leadership at 719-549-2151 with any question about the program.

How can LEAD Help You?
Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate what leadership is and what it means to them
  • Understand and implement their person leadership philosophy
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the knowledge and skills required to successfully lead in a diverse world

Participant Requirements

  • Have and maintain at 2.5 GPA to participate in and complete the program
  • Complete all program requirements listed below
  • Maintain a co-curricular transcript in Pack Link
  • Must submit class schedule each semester in the program

2014-2015 Programmatic Requirements

Campus Wide Leadership Presentations (2014-2015)

Must attend 6 for completion. Complete a reflection after each session in regard to your individual leadership development, working in a team, and your impact on the community.

Fall 2014

  • Juan Andrade (September 9th, 2014)
  • Shane Squibbs (September 23rd, 2014)
  • Women in Higher Education Leadership Symposium (October 20th, 2014)
  • Why Most Student Organizations Fail by Collegiate Empowerment (November 11th, 2014)

Spring 2015

  • Student Leadership Experience (January 7th-9th, 2015) (Counts as 2)
  • Group Development (March 4th, 2015)

Monthly LEAD Workshops

Must attend 6.

Application/assignment after each session will be reviewed by the Director of SEAL and/or the Graduate Assistant for Fraternity & Sorority Life & Leadership.

Topic Application
Documenting Your Leadership Experience Complete a resume and cover letter that addresses leadership competencies
Being Your Own Financial Leader Budget and setting financial goals
Being a Leader in Health and Wellness Inventory of current health practices using a holistic wellness model
Being a Leader in Technology and Social Media Use a new technology and create your online presence
Marketing Yourself and External Perceptions  
Recognizing Others Complete at least one nomination for the annual Student Leadership & Involvement Awards

Additional Requirements

  • Campus Involvement (Serve in an elected position, volunteer position, student employments, members or leader of a group/team, etc.)

  • Find a place where you can practice leadership skills and create positive change
  • Document at least 30 hours

  • Community Service (Impact Pueblo, fall and spring through SEAL, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service)

  • Participate in at least two service projects

  • Leading in a Diverse World (Diversity Resource Center, SEAL, or the community- Prior approval of community events required)

  • Attend and participate in at least four diversity-focused campus and/or community programs

  • Presentations and Celebration of LEAD Program Graduates

  • Present a final portfolio of experience
  • Complete assessment of involvement in the program
  • Date and time TBA

 

President's Leadership Program (PLP) Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program
15-25 per class (total of 50-60 students) Unlimited
Minor in Leadership Studies (18 credit hours minimum) Co-curricular leadership preparation (no credit awarded)
Leadership Studies minor listed on academic transcript Certificate of completion received and noted on Co-Curricular Transcript through Pack Link
3-4 years 1-4 years (the program is structured to be completed in one year, but students may take longer if needed)
Students selected as incoming and current freshmen Accepted each semester (Fall 2014 deadline is 9/12 and Spring 2015 deadline is 1/16)
Through online CSU-Pueblo scholarship application

Shelly Moreschini
shelly.moreschini@colostate-pueblo.edu
(719) 549-2060
www.colostate-pueblo.edu/plp

Kelsey Murray
kelsey.murray@colostate-pueblo.edu
(719) 549-2225
www.colostate-pueblo.edu/getinvolved