Frequently Asked Questions
1.| Can anyone particpate in Leadership University?
Yes, any student in good standing by university standards is able to apply for the
Leadership University Program. We encourage students to be engaged members
of their communities in order for the program to be successful.
2.| Can Seniors particpate in Leadership University?
Yes, as stated previously, any student with good standing in the university is
eligible to participate. Seniors will be able to retroactively pull from events they
have attended in the past in order to create their portfolio.
3.| What is the time comittment associated with Leadership University?
If you’re a leader, it’s more than likely you have already committed the majority
of time needed to be successful in the program! Aside from the events you are
already engaged in, Leadership University requires participants to attend both the
annual reception and a face-to-face meeting with their mentor each semester
4.| Can anyone be my mentor?
Leadership University allows for a wide array of individuals to serve as mentors.
However, mentors must be professional resources such as advisors,
administrators, professors, or committed supervisors to whom you’ve developed
a professional relationship with.
5.| How many activities must I particpate in to finish Leadership University?
In total, students will need to complete 12 activities throughout the course of the program. These activities are self selected and have a wide range of application for students. However, each activity must fit one of the "lives,professions, or societies" criteria.
6.| What if I've never blogged or done professional writing?
It doesn’t matter! Students will be given a plethora of resources to enhance both
their portfolios and writing capabilities. Students will work with their mentors and
peers to enhance the development of their portfolios.
7.| What is the benefit of participating?
Students participating in Leadership University will have the opportunity to
distinguish themselves for future employers, recruiters, and graduate schools.
Being a part of Leadership University distinguishes you as a leader and allows
you to grow your personal and professional development.
Page last modified February 18, 2014