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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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Outreach

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Pre-College

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College

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Outreach

Learn more about our collaborative professional development programs and leadership forum

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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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$3.2M Shelton Leadership Center Endowments
40K Pre-college and college participants
113 Programs delivered in 2019-2020
$3.2M Shelton Leadership Center Endowments
40K Pre-college and college participants
113 Programs delivered in 2019-2020

Upcoming Events

Ocotber 1, 2020

Shelton Leadership Forum

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Today's student spotlight is Livy Tran, a member of the 2020-2022 cohort of the Chancellor's Leadership Development Program. Livy is a first-year majoring in Engineering from Wilmington, NC. Livy is passionate about golf and has been playing for over 10 years. pic.twitter.com/p9ftWrk8d4

Register today at go.ncsu.edu/sheltonleaders… NC State affiliated faculty, staff, and students can attend for free, but registration ahead of time is required. pic.twitter.com/nRqzNaxIx5

NC State Day of Giving: Stronger as a Pack aims to help make sure everyone can adapt in difficult circumstances while meeting urgent and ongoing needs. Support us as we develop the next generation of values-based leaders. dayofgiving.ncsu.edu #GivingPack pic.twitter.com/A3YxKErtuW

You won't want to miss this years featured panelists. Visit go.ncsu.edu/sheltonleaders… to read more about each panelist and to register for the virtual Shelton Leadership Forum. pic.twitter.com/KKUAvl9MdV

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