Leadership Programs

JWU provides opportunities to help you develop leadership skills, gain a better understanding of social responsibility and broaden the your worldview.

Our Leadership Development Programs, sponsored by Student Involvement & Leadership, complement academics and enhance the overall collegiate experience, while building self confidence and personal integrity that benefit you both professionally and personally.

Take advantage of these rewarding programs, including our Emerging Leader Series, Advanced Leader Summit and LEAD Team.

For more information, contact Student Involvement & Leadership.
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Advanced Leaders

The Advanced Leader Summit, which occurs during Spring Term, is open to all JWU students who have graduated from the Emerging Leader Series.

This series will delve deeper into core self-leadership, such as integrity and character. It will also cover connecting with others, leading more effectively and changing culture.

The Advanced Leader Summit utilizes the Social Change Model of Leadership Development as a framework.

Benefits

  • Further developed leadership skills and knowledge
  • A deeper insight into your core self
  • Higher level of preparedness for professional and personal opportunities
  • Exposure to different concepts, ideas & ways of thinking
  • Shared experiences and ideas with fellow peers
  • Certification can be listed as an achievement on your resume

Advanced Leader Certification Requirements

  • Attend Advanced Leader Summit
  • Complete Advanced Leader Reflection Paper
  • Must Maintain a 2.75 GPA
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Emerging Leaders

The Emerging Leader Series, which occurs during Winter Term, is open to all JWU students who wish to begin or continue the journey of self leadership development. In this series, you’ll enhance the skills necessary to play a leadership role in a student organization as well as in the community.

A select group of students, nominated by JWU faculty and staff, will have the opportunity to participate in skill-building workshops held throughout the first and second terms. Participants are sent registration materials to be submitted by deadline for enrollment.

If you wish to enroll without nomination, email Student Involvement & Leadership to request registration materials.

The Emerging Leader Series utilizes the Social Change Model of Leadership Development as a framework for the program.

Benefits

  • Valuable leadership skills and knowledge
  • Higher level of preparedness for professional and personal opportunities
  • Exposure to different concepts, ideas and ways of thinking
  • Shared experiences and ideas with fellow peers
  • Certification can be listed as an achievement on your resume

Emerging Leader Certification Requirements

  • Attend Emerging Leader Series Selection Meeting
  • Attend Emerging Leader Series Retreat & All Workshops
  • Must Maintain a 2.65 GPA

Topics to Include: Defining Leadership, Leaders Know Themselves and Understand Others, Leaders Have Values and Act with Integrity, The Value of Working with Others, Inclusive Leadership