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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 Acceptance meeting (Spring) and 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: Responsibilities of Leadership, Articulating a
Vision, Leading with Goals, Creative Problem Solving/Decision Making,
Managing Time, Team Building, Empowering and Delegating, Managing
Conflict, Initiating Change, Ethics, Servant Leadership

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

This class reinforces the skills introduced in the first class.

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

This class provides both on and off campus leadership and service
practicum experiences.

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

This class provides both on and off campus leadership and service
practicum experiences.

Community Service Activities in the Lansing Community

  • Adopt a River
  • Into the Streets
  • 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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