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Accelerated Leadership Certificate Program

The Accelerated Leadership Certificate focuses on the individual and group values of the Social Change Model of Leadership Development: Consciousness of Self, Congruence, Commitment, Collaboration, Common Purpose and Controversy with Civility.

This certificate is designed for new transfer and upperclass students only.

As a result of this program, students will be able to:

  • Identify their strengths and weaknesses, values, attitudes and emotions that motivate action. (Consciousness of Self)
  • Examine how their actions are consistent with their beliefs and values. (Congruence)
  • Describe their investment in an idea or person in terms of intensity and duration in order to serve the group and its goals. (Commitment)
  • Identify the role they play within a group. (Collaboration)
  • Describe the group's common purpose, including aims, values and vision (Common Purpose)
  • Discuss their views and values with contrasting others in a civil manner that develops positive relationships. (Controversy with Civility)

Overview of Accelerated Leadership Certificate Program Requirements:

  • Attend program kick off event
  • Attend a minimum of 5 Green Certificate Workshops over the course of the year
    • 1 Consciousness of Self
    • 2 Congruence
    • 2 Commitment
  • Take the Strengthsquest Assessment
  • Attend the Accelerated Certificate Collaboration Seminar
  • Attend 2 Gold Certificate Seminars
    • Common Purpose
    • Controversy with Civility
  • Attend the Tunnel of Oppression and complete accompanying reflection
  • Working with assigned group and group advisor, identify a community need to address and implement a Social Action Project to benefit the community:
  • Attend the Annual Student Leadership Conference on February 16th, 2014
  • Present the results of the Social Action Project at Scholars Day on April 9, 2014
  • Attend the Annual Leadership Awards Ceremony
  • Complete the evaluation at the end
Registration for the Accelerated Leadership Certificate is closed for this year.