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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Browse our website for more information! You can also contact the Center for Leadership Professional Staff via email or phone (336-278-5323) to learn about opportunities on how to get involved.

Here are just a few ways you can get involved in leadership development at Elon through the Center for Leadership:

Lead with the Center for Leadership!

We offer virtual and in-person leadership programming and engagement opportunities for our students, faculty, staff, and community members. We encourage everyone to stay connected by following our social media pages or check out the opportunities listed throughout our website.

Upcoming Event Highlights

Leadershops:
  • Join in on the leadership learning and engagement. For more information check out our Leadershops page HERE.
  • Feature program: “Leadership… For the Culture” Culturally relevant leadership learning explored in a new and engaging way.
    • October 27th, 6:00 PM, Moseley 217 | “Teambuilding… For the Culture”: Culturally relevant leadership approaches to innovative team building
    • November 3rd, 7:00 PM, Center for Leadership Suite (Moseley 230) | “Beyonce’s Lemonade & Leadership”: Leadership lessons gained from the ground-breaking visual masterpiece of Beyonce’s Lemonade album.
    • November 10th, 7:00 PM, Center for Leadership Suite (Moseley 230) | “The Power, Poetry & Leadership of Kendrick Lamar”: Explore Kendrick Lamar’s life, his music, his lyrics, and his lessons on leadership.

  • Feature program: “Good Trouble: Sustained Activism” Through this workshop series, it is our goal to bring forth the narratives of those that are creating change in the communities they are in. We are inviting people that are doing activism work in a variety of ways. Through the narratives of invited guests, it’s my hope that students will be able to engage with leaders who are creating change within their communities, learn strategies to engage in different forms of activism, and be inspired to make “good trouble”. Through thought-provoking authentic stories, panel discussions, and information sharing, this series aims to add value to our students’ work to move from social justice moments to sustained movements.
    • November 15th, 6:00 PM, Moseley 215 | “Good Trouble: Sustained Activism through Photography”: Join us for an engaging conversation with Dr. Tony Crider who, through the use of photography, elevates the camera from being a functional tool to a means of creating sustainable change. Learn how, through his work, Dr. Crider captures different moments and movements.

  • Leadership Learning for Student Organization Leaders
    • November 8th, 7:00 PM, Moseley 216 | “Leadership Transitions”: A thorough and intentional Leadership Transition plan will provide an organization with continuity so that next year’s officers can build on the knowledge gained rather than starting from the beginning. Join Shannon Finney, Coordinator for Student Organization Development, in a conversation and training that will aid Student Organization leaders engage in a successful leadership transition.

Ongoing
  • Virtual Civil Rights Leadership Tour: Take a journey with us… virtually and learn about the civil rights movement and human rights movements of today through the lens of leadership. Through speaking engagement and programs, participants will increase their understanding of how they can take part in disarming injustice.  We’ve curated an intentional experience and identified a variety of events, programs, keynote speakers, and more that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home or office.
  • Virtual Strengths Coaching: Get access to take the CliftonStrengths Inventory and leadership self-assessment for free. Sign up today and get a coaching session with one of our professional staff members to discuss your Strengths and how to apply them in your leadership role. Click the button below to sign up today. 
Fridays at 1:00 PM EST
  • Leadership ELR Information Sessions: Interested in gaining an ELR in Leadership? You can complete the ELR for a formal leadership role/position or through a self-identified initiative to create positive change. For more information, complete the interest form by clicking the button below.
Check out more information about upcoming Elon University Community Events!