LeaderCorps brings leadership education to fellow students

Submitted by gallagm7 on Wed, 09/16/2015 - 4:57pm

Western's LeaderCorps peer leadership education program began in 2012 with the mission to provide high-quality peer leadership education for the development of student leaders. 

LeaderCorps students develop and present adult learning modules covering a wide variety of leadership topics. Since 2012, 41 students have been members of LeaderCorps, with 10 new members inducted in 2014-15. 

Nearly 600 students participated in leadership training with LeaderCorps in 2014-15 in a total of 18 modules. Topics planned for 2015-16 include: 

  • Body Talk 101: Nonverbal Presentation Skills. 
  • Sorting All Those Voices in Your Head: Intro to Self-Authorship.
  • Intro to the Five Practices of Exemplary Student Leadership.
  • Teams: From De-Cliquing to Clicking. 
  • Let's Talk: Giving and Receiving Feedback. 

Click here to learn more about LeaderCorps