You bring something unique and valuable to Longwood’s campus and community and we're here to help you cultivate the leader in you!
Whether you like it or not, there will be a day you will be called to lead.
Here's what we've heard students experience when they work with us, they
Leadership is like a muscle, if you don't “exercise” your leadership, it will atrophy.
Develop your leadership potential and make a commitment to learn and practice leadership skills with us.
Leadership 101 will address:
Longwood recognizes our own Citizen Leaders each spring with Awards!
“Citizen Leaders engage in activities to make a difference in the civic life of communities that are mutually beneficial and develop the motivation necessary to make informed judgments and to take action.” (source: adapted from The Definition of Civic Engagement from the American Democracy Project )
Reflective and Integrative Learning
“Citizen Leaders are intentional in continually evolving in their own education in hopes of making a greater impact to society.”
“Citizen Leaders listen to understand, effectively articulate their thoughts, and embrace the communication styles of others.”
Professional and Life Skills Development
Citizen Leaders write goals, prioritize them, solve problems, and collaborate with others to produce win-win results.”
Citizen Leaders work with and learn from people who are different than they are and include them for mutual benefit”.
Understanding of Self and Others
Citizen Leaders explore aspects of their personality and the beliefs of others to better themselves and build stronger, more compassionate relationships.”
Engage with your community and sign up for Volunteer and Service Opportunities.
In a spirit of commitment to recognize the achievements of outstanding Junior and Senior students, Longwood University created the Joan of Arc Award for Excellence that will be awarded to a limited number of students each spring. The candidate for this award is a student whose demonstrated leadership ability and/or future leadership plans and shows accomplishment and influence through co-curricular activities, including, but not limited to: academic, special activities, athletic, employment (on/off campus), community service/engagement.
Selection by a campus committee will be based on the following criteria:
Say Something is a centralized, online resource that Longwood University students and employees may use to make a report of their concerns related to:
Assistant Director of Leadership and Multicultural Affairs
Upchurch University Center 309E