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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

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Pre-College

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College

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Professional

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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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$3M Shelton Leadership Center Endowments
38K Pre-college and college participants
132 Programs delivered in 2018-2019
$3M Shelton Leadership Center Endowments
38K Pre-college and college participants
132 Programs delivered in 2018-2019

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In adherence with university policy regarding COVID-19, all Shelton Leadership Center staff members are currently working remotely and our physical office is closed. Please contact us via email at shelton_center@ncsu.edu if you need assistance! pic.twitter.com/yyh0ey4l55

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Today we are highlighting Mitch Caldwell in our #WhyIVolunteer series. Mitch is from Brevard, NC and has served for 2 years as a Professional Mentor in the Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program! Thank you Mitch for your dedication and service to the SLC and out students! pic.twitter.com/MMvxg6knd1

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