Students will grow as competent, ethical, and effective leaders. They will:
- Appreciate the ethical underpinnings of effective leadership
- Understand group dynamics and processes
- Develop an awareness of personal leadership strengths and weaknesses
- Attain the knowledge of different leadership styles and approaches
To satisfactorily achieve the outcome, students will complete:
- 100 hours that includes a combination of theory, ethics, and experience. A minimum of 50 hours must be leadership experience.
- Log your hours on the Superior Edge logging system
- Write a reflection paper/schedule an interview with one of our staff members and complete a short survey
Examples of what would count towards completion of the Leadership Edge:
- theory: courses, workshops, or conferences with leadership theory. Theory must be learned in a formal setting.
- ethics: complete courses or course content, participate in presentations or workshops on ethics. Ethics must be learned in a formal setting.
- experience: leadership role in a student or community organization, resident adviser (RA), Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP), ROTC, employment with leadership responsibilities
Possible Leadership Edge Activities:
- Position on a committee or in a student organization
- Leadership Skill Builder! workshops
- Leadership theory class
- Residence hall leadership positions
- Organize talk/guest speaker (house/hall/Platform Personalities)
- Be a resident adviser or community adviser
- Hold a supervisory position at your place of employment