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Head the Herd

Stand up. Become a leader. Student Leadership offers you the chance to make a real impact on your college experience and your life after graduation.

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Preparing to become a leader.

Student Leadership will give you the opportunities and experiences you need to develop the leadership skills you want. Being a leader is about so much more than just being in charge. It’s about understanding, empathy, guiding, and inspiring. It’s also about knowing yourself.

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Freshman Leadership Retreat

This retreat will give you the opportunity to focus on team building, knowing and understanding yourself, giving and building trust, supporting others, resiliency, and reflection. It is filled with activities, including camping (in a cabin), a ropes course, and team activities.
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Emerging Leaders Retreat

For sophomores and juniors. Learn about leadership, your strengths as a leader, team building, and creating your personal brand and mission. You’ll participate in many activities and make a few new friends in the process.
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Senior Leadership Experience

Held in downtown Fort Wayne, this daylong retreat includes a tour of Parkview Field, sessions on engaging in the community as a young professional, opportunities to network, and guidance on transitioning your leadership skills from campus to the workplace.
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Travel Funding

Funds are waiting for you.

If you’re taking a trip, learn how you can get travel funds to help offset the cost. There are certain criteria for using these funds and documents and deadlines you need to know about. Already know the ins and outs? Submit your request form today.

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Student Shuttle Program

Catch a free ride. 

Headed to campus? Need a ride home? Want to do a little shopping? Our student shuttle picks up and drops off at surrounding apartment complexes and provides weekly trips to Walmart.

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Have questions?


Contact Student Leadership at [email protected] or 260-481-4150 or reach out to the executive director of student engagement at [email protected] or