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Lansing Community College
Student Leadership Academy

The Lansing Community College Student Leadership Academy is a unique leadership development experience combining leadership theory with practice on campus and in community service settings. Members are exposed to a wide array of leadership opportunities to develop a positive sense of leadership and service. The Academy uses Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society's Leadership Development Program concepts to produce highly skilled and experienced graduates in the areas of leadership and service.

Student Leadership Academy Requirements

  • Attend a mandatory Scholarship Program Orientation (Fall).
  • Enroll for a two credit leadership development (LEAD) course each Fall and Spring Semester.
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 grade in the LEAD courses and a 2.5 overall grade point average.
  • Serve as a student representative on an assigned college wide committee.
  • Participate in planned community service projects including on-campus engagement activities and events.
  • Complete an approved individual service project.

Student Leadership Development Series Courses

Semester 1 LEAD 110 - Two (2) credit Leadership Development Class

Course topics: Developing a Personal Leadership Philosophy, Leading by Serving, and Understanding Ethical Leadership

Semester 2 LEAD 111 - Two (2) credit Leadership Development Class

Course Topics:  Articulating a Vision, Building a Team, and Leading with Goals

Semester 3 Lead 210 - Two (2) credit Leadership Development Practicum Class

Course Topics:  Making Decisions, and Guiding Through Conflict

Semester 4 LEAD 211 - Two (2) credit Leadership Development Practicum Class

Course Topics:  Realizing Change, Empowering Others, and Exploring the History of Leadership

Community Service Activities in the Lansing Community

  • Day of Service
  • Alternative Breaks
  • Approved Individual Service Project

Student and Academic Support Division at Lansing Community College

Financial Aid Office
Gannon Building
2nd Floor - StarZone
Phone: (517) 483-1200
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