Leadership Development Courses & Opportunities

EDPS 30000: Student Leadership Development
Any student can take these 3 credit academic courses in order to explore leadership concepts as you seek to develop yours own leadership identity. The following courses are taught by the Office of the Dean of Students:

  • Foundations of Leadership (offered in Fall & Spring)
  • Leadership in Fraternity & Sorority Life (offered in the Fall)
  • Independent Study in Leadership Development (offered as needed)

EDPS 30000: Leadership Learning Community Courses
These courses are offered only to members of the Leadership Learning Community:

  • Leadership for a Better World: the Social Change Model of Leadership (Fall)
  • Learning as a Way of Leading: Lessons from the Struggle for Social Justice (Spring)

Leadership Learning Community (LLC)
Sophomores students can choose to live in this residence hall community which focuses on leadership as social change.  Students live and learn together through coursework, community service and other engaging opportunities outside of the classroom.  LLC students attend the EMV Leadership Retreat and take a Social Change field trip to Indianapolis (fall) and Chicago (spring) to see leadership in action.  Apply here

Emily Mauzy Vogel Sophomore Leadership Experience (EMV)
This optional year-long experience is an opportunity for EMV Retreat participants to continue to explore issues surrounding strengths-based approaches to inclusive leadership and practice leadership and civic engagement in the local community.  Students are able to demonstrate what they’ve learned during a culminating with a case study competition.  Students who complete the year-long experience will be honored at the Student Organizations & Activities Award Banquet.