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Members of the Select Leaders program pose in front of the Class Gateway

Select Leaders is one of the College of Business’ competitive programs for students who want to differentiate themselves, students who are hungry to embark on a journey of self-discovery, coaching and experiences, and students who are ready to develop into future leaders with integrity and the highest ethical standards.

Select Leaders begin the process of discovering their leadership identity through leadership curriculum, self-assessments, 360-degree feedback, and coaching sessions. Members apply what they have learned during engagements with real-world executives and networking trips to engage professionals in other cities. Furthermore, they utilize their leadership to serve others through mentoring other students and participating in community service events.

Seminar Components

  • Members begin studying principle-based leadership through different works of leadership curriculum. Members begin with interactive training on Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to learn to lead themselves and others with principles.
  • Students are paired with a mentor/mentee in order to provide opportunities for personal and professional development; as well as a faculty coach with whom they discuss personal and professional accomplishments and goals.
  • A Leadership Development Plan provides the student with an opportunity to reflect on and effectively communicate what they have learned in the program.
of our members have full-time positions upon graduation
current members
networking trips
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  • Student in the College of Business
  • 3.2 GPA minimum
  • Freshman or sophomore status

The application process takes place during the spring semester and consists of two components. The first part is a written application that consists of essays, a resume, and one letter of recommendation that evaluates your leadership potential. If your application is selected, finalists will move on to the second component, comprised of individual and group interviews. Those invited into our program will join Select Leaders during the fall semester of the following academic year.

Applications [Word] are currently being accepted and are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022.

Apply by January 28, 2022 [Word]


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“Select Leaders has been an invaluable asset in developing both my academic and professional career. The program has provided an incredibly transformational experience, equipping me with the confidence and ability to enact change through leadership." —Allyson Lagiovane, '18
Members of the Select Leaders group pose together
A member of the Select Leaders group shakes hands with a business executive
Two members of the Select Leaders group pose together
Members of the Select Leaders group pose together