The University of Scranton leadership development program's mission is to facilitate, educate, and motivate students to seek out opportunities to make a significant difference when serving their current and future communities. Through formal organizations, leadership certificate programs, and various workshops and activities, we strive to develop skills, self reflect, and make changes through action.
The Center for Student Engagement offers many different opportunities to develop your leadership skills. Explore the list below to find out what is right for you.
Club & Organization Transitional Summit - The focus of this event will be to assist club and organization officers to smoothly transition to new leadership for the upcoming academic year.
National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference (NJLSC) - The National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference (NJSLC) is a national leadership conference for students attending Jesuit universities. For five days each summer, the conference brings together over 300 students and 28 Jesuit institutions from across the country.
Scranton Emerging Leaders (SEL) - The Scranton Emerging Leaders program is comprised of 8 weekly sessions focused on individual leadership development. Through small group activities and interactive discussions, participants will learn more about themselves and how to apply their gifts and talents in the campus community and beyond.
Scranton Emerging Leader Facilitator - SEL Facilitators work with faculty and staff to lead SEL classes.
Leadership Capstone Experience - The Leadership Capstone Experience is designed for experienced student leaders who apply in their Junior year. This program provides students an opportunity to engage in leadership development and learning reflection in a small group cohort setting. Students will complete a capstone project, either portfolio or presentation and will be recognized at their undergraduate commencement with a medal to reflect their successful completion of the program.
Members of the orientation team assist new students with their transition into the University.
The University of Scranton Programming Board (USPB) plans and implements over 100 events on campus from comedy nights to concerts to service initiatives.