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OSL Leadership Academy

The Office of Student Life Leadership Academy is a program created for you to enhance your leadership skills, which set you up for future leadership roles here on campus and in the workforce. Members choose one of the three certificates of their interests to complete throughout the year.

If interested in becoming a member of the Leadership Academy please go to the OSL office located on the fourth floor of the Gerber Center to pick up an application.

Members track your leadership progress

Leadership Certificate Requirements

Life Skills Leadership Certificate

Each participant must:

  • Attend six Leader Learning Modules, three required programs and three optional programs
  • Participate in at least one Life Skills Experiential Learning Initiative
  • Participate in at least one Life Skills Social Justice opportunity
  • Complete the True Colors Personal Inventory

Required Leader Learning Modules

  • Listening Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence-Leadership
  • Smart Goals

Life Skills Leadership Certificate

Practicing Leadership Certificate

Each participant must:

  • Attend six Leader Learning Modules, three required programs and three optional programs
  • Participate in at least one Practicing Leadership Experiential Learning Initiative
  • Participate in at least one Practicing Leadership Social Justice opportunity
  • Complete the StrengthFinder Assessment

Required Leader Learning Modules

  • Courageous Conversations
  • Situational Leadership
  • Problem Solving

Practicing Leadership Certificate

Organizational Leadership Certificate

Each participant must:

  • Attend six Leader Learning Modules, three required programs and three optional programs
  • Participate in at least one Organizational Leadership Experiential Learning Initiative
  • Participate in at least one Organizational Leadership Social Justice opportunity
  • Complete the Myers-Briggs Assessment

Required Leader Learning Modules

  • Leadership Theories
  • The Power of Influence: Motivating Others

Organizational Leadership Certificate

Big Events

  • Escape Room
  • Multi-Culture Leadership Retreat
  • Washington D.C. Exchange
  • Disney Leadership Experience