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iLEAD Opportunities


iLEAD provides opportunities for Mount St. Mary's University students to strengthen their leadership skills. No matter where you are in your leadership journey, we are here to support you, to connect you to resources and programs on campus, and to offer leadership development through our own iLEAD programs, including Emerging Leaders and collaborations across campus. iLEAD sponsors monthly events such as speakers, discussions, films, panels, debates, and service opportunities.

The Emerging Leaders Series

The Emerging Leaders Series is a free, non-credited, 7-week leadership certification program that provides Mount students with the tools that they need to become successful leaders. The series uses Peter G. Northouse’s seminal work Introduction to Leadership, Concepts and Practices. Students are nominated by First-Year Symposium faculty and can participate in either the fall or spring semester. All other undergraduates may also apply using the ELS Application form.

The Emerging Leader Series class for both 2017 and spring of 2018 convenes for seven Wednesdays from 5-6:15 p.m. in the iLEAD office, Pangborn Memorial Room, Pangborn Hall (outdoor entrance located on the Lot 5 side, at the end of the building opposite from the chapel; door is located at the top of the stairway.)

Fall 2017 class dates: 9/27, 10/4, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15 Graduation 11/29

Spring 2018 class dates: 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28 Graduation 4/4


Benefits of the Emerging Leaders Series:

  • Engage with a community of campus leaders

  • Discover your personal leadership style

  • Refine your leadership skills

  • Use your skills to make a difference

  • Become a part of this Mount tradition!


Course Simulations

Course simulations afford students opportunities at leadership development. Faculty and iLEAD staff work with undergraduate students who are selected and trained to participate in the simulation at a local or national venue. Course simulations include the Model Arab League, Model European Union and the Model Maryland Student Legislature.


National Society for Leadership and Success

National Society for Leadership and SuccessThe National Society for Leadership and Success is the nations largest leadership honor society. Students are personally selected to be a part of the society based on their academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction.

Membership extends a variety of resources to students for building their leadership skills through on-campus or online participation, and provides life-long access to benefits. These benefits include scholarships and awards, employer job bank, and personal discounts for students. Learn more on the National Society for Leadership and Success website.


Constitution Day

Mount St. Mary’s University, along with over 40 other college and universities, celebrates Constitution Day in conjunction with The Jack Miller Center Constitution Day Initiative to help strengthen the awareness of the need for education in the American Constitutional tradition.

The program offers students a unique opportunity to engage in a civil discussion of the fundamental questions animating a free society with some of our nation’s leading scholars, jurists and officials.


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