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The Shelton Leadership Center is dedicated to building up the next generation of values-based leaders. Through personalized educational and hands-on outreach programs for professionals, college students, and pre-college students, participants cultivate the personal and professional integrity that sparks inspiration—and transformation.

Championing values
for winning leadership

Leaders can be made. But it takes a solid foundation of essential values for a leader to realize individual potential—and influence others to achieve their best. This is values-based leadership, and it underpins every program within the Shelton Leadership Center.

Our Programs

Pre-College

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College

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Professional

Learn more about our collaborative professional development programs and leadership forums

Pre-College

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College

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Professional

Learn more about our collaborative professional development programs and leadership forums

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Leadership Values

Honesty
Integrity
Diversity
Social responsibility
Compassion
Honesty
Integrity
Diversity
Social responsibility
Compassion
“A values-based leader is one who is known for their character.”
– General Hugh Shelton
 

A vision realized

With a lifelong commitment to military and civil service that culminated in his becoming our nation’s 14th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Hugh Shelton knows what it means to lead with integrity. Following his retirement, General Shelton wanted to help nurture tomorrow’s leaders through a values-based leadership development program in association with his alma mater, North Carolina State University. So, in 2002, the Shelton Leadership Center was established.

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$2M Scholarships given
36K Pre-college and college participants
164 Programs delivered in 2017-2018
$2M Scholarships given
36K Pre-college and college participants
164 Programs delivered in 2017-2018

Upcoming Events

June 15, 2019

Apply for the Chancellor's Leadership Development Program

Incoming first year students are invited to apply for this immersive two year...

November 15, 2019

Leadership Forum

Learn more about this inspiring professional development event

September 2019

Weekend of Service

Join us for our annual weekend of community service

January 2020

Etiquette Protocol

Learn about our annual Etiquette Protocol – 2019 photos coming soon!

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Today we had professionals from @Accenture, @kenanflagler, #ProjectPassport, and @Patheon come to the SLC 250 & HON 296 courses to discuss their experiences using decision-making skills in the workplace. Thank you to Kevin, Cherrelle, Sabriya, and Claire for your words of wisdom! pic.twitter.com/oLt7Ns8Izs

"Failure is not on one person, it's on the entire team." - Kevin Kauffman, Business & Integration Architecture Analyst at @Accenture #SLC250 #DecisionMaking

"When it comes to solving problems, I think of 3 three pieces. 1. What is the information I know? 2. What are my assumptions? 3. What are my goals? These are my go-tos in decision making." -@barbara_mulkey #SLC250 #decisions

To wrap up our weekend of Service, the Shelton Scholars had the honor of spending time with General and Mrs. Shelton in their home. We are so grateful for their selfless service to our nation and for continuing to invest in the next generation of leaders. pic.twitter.com/MlxMyR2hyY

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