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Green Leadership Certificate Program


All students begin the Leadership Development Program in the Green Leadership Certificate.

This certificate focuses on the first 3 C’s of the Social Change Model of Leadership Development: the individual values of Consciousness of Self, Congruence, & Commitment.

As a result of the Green Leadership Certificate, 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)

Additionally, as a result of the Leadership Development Program, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Build a relationship with a faculty/staff or peer mentor who will help connect personal goals to leadership development
  • Network with successful alumni as well as college representatives
  • participate in a program that looks great on a resume - leadership is important in every field
  • Make a significant difference on the world around them through service, programs and social change

Overview of Green Leadership Certificate Program Requirements:

  • Attend annual Kick Off event - What is Leadership?
  • Attend a minimum of 6 Leadership Sessions - click here for listing
    • 2 Consciousness of Self
    • 2 Congruence
    • 2 Commitment
  • Meet monthly with faculty, staff or student mentor
  • Complete a total of 6 journal responses
  • Attend the Tunnel of Oppression - offered in the spring semester
  • Attend one Table Talk - offered in the spring semester, led by Presidential Students
  • Complete at least one community service
  • Attend the Annual Student Leadership Conference - offered in the spring semester
  • Complete the evaluation at the end

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