Alamance Youth Leadership Academy 2015

Eighty-seven students from 10 local middle schools took part this summer in the Alamance Youth Leadership Academy summer program. Throughout the week, students brainstormed strengths of their schools and generated ideas about possible changes that would improve their school environment, such as anti-bullying programs, academic enrichment, community service and facility enhancement. Click here to learn more about AYLA.


Coming Soon: Fall LEAD Workshops! 

Fall semester is just around the corner! Workshop dates and times are being finalized over the summer. We will post sign ups soon. Hope you have a great summer!


Calling all Center for Leadership Alumni!

Are you an alumni of the Center for Leadership? We would love to include your story on our website! Please email and tell us about what you are up to personally and professionally. Take some time to check out our website.


Discover Leadership On The Challenge Course

The Challenge Course offers a variety low ropes courses and high ropes courses to Elon 101 classes, Greek organizations, club sports teams, new organizational members, student organizations, and off-campus groups. Interested in overcoming obstacles, building leadership skills, and challenging yourself and others?  The Challenge Course will take your organization to new heights.


Join The LEAD Program!

Are you interested in developing your potential as a leader? Consider joining the LEAD Program! The LEAD Program is a three tier self-paced program that helps student to learn about their leadership style, learn how to lead a diverse group of people, and how to apply their knowledge in the greater community. Click Here to learn more!


Featured Program Of The Month: AIL

Elon Adventures in Leadership is one of six first year summer experiences. Participants spend a week getting to know other incoming students through hiking, camping, climbing, group initiatives, and white-water rafting.



Our Purpose

Elon students will graduate with a greater leadership self-efficacy, the desire and ability to work collaboratively within diverse communities of people, as well as have the confidence and competence to put innovative ideas into action for positive change.

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Discovery Program Connects New Students to Elon and the Great Outdoors 

The first-year summer experience program offered by the Office of New Student and Transition Programs familiarizes incoming students with Elon's campus and helps them develop outdoor and team-building skills before classes begin in the falll.

2015 Intersect Diversity and Leadership Conference - Nov. 13-14

Elon teaches middle school students how to make positive social change

Elon University's Center for Leadership, in coordination with two community partners, hosted the Alamance Youth Leadership Academy from June 14-17, 2015, to encourage local children to make a difference in their schools.

Elon senior awarded Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

Daniel Sheehan, a human service studies and strategic communications double major, begins his career after Elon with a fellowship in New York City that develops "the next generation of aspiring change makers."

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