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Student Leadership Academy 2015-2016

Leaders aren't always born; sometimes they are formed.

Enhance your employability--or the chances of being accepted at a four-year institution--by participating in CVCC's prestigious year-round Student Leadership Academy. Application deadline is Sept. 24.

Take part in service learning projects, learn how to develop a professional portfolio, identify your individual leadership traits, learn how to manage conflict productively, develop critical thinking and decision-making skills and enhance your communication skills.

To be considered for the Student Leadership Academy, you must:

1. Be enrolled in an associate degree program at CVCC.  

2. Have clearly demonstrated leadership potential, maturity, and the willingness to accept responsibility in your classes/organizations.

3. Be nominated by CVCC faculty, staff or Administration; or self-nominate by Sept. 17

4. Complete an application due Sept. 24.

5. Have two (2) references submitted.

Benefits of Participation in SLA 2015-2016

•  Leadership training that will make you more marketable as you seek employment

•  Networking opportunities with college and community leaders

•  Leadership resources, including materials, internal and external speakers, and experiential learning activities

•  Opportunities to assist with special events at CVCC, such as registration, campus tours, speakers, Preview, graduation ceremonies, etc.

•  Opportunity to serve as an intern in Student Services and other areas on campus

•  Opportunities to represent the college as a “CVCC Ambassador”

•  “CVCC Leadership Symposium” (An event featuring outside speakers where you will be both host and participant) Certificate of Completion to be presented at Awards Day

•   Opportunity to be nominated for the NC Community College Student Leadership Program in Raleigh and other leadership awards

•   A strong addition to your resume and to your four-year college applications

Enrollment is limited! If applications exceed available slots, interviews will be conducted.  

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Updated 06.20.2016: Content Editor