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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

Learn more about our programs and scholarships for high school students

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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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$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

Upcoming Events

Ocotber 1, 2020

Shelton Leadership Forum

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The @NCStateCMI received funding from @NIGMS to support the development of a new undergrad minor in collaboration with our office @Shelton_Center and @NCStateHonors @NCStateSciences @NCStateEngr & @NCStateVetMed ! Open to all @NCState undergrads. #ThinkandDo @NCStateProvost pic.twitter.com/6q90lrIH3b

We are thrilled to receive supplemental funding from @NIGMS to support the development of a new undergraduate minor in collaboration with @Shelton_Center, @NCStateHonors, @NCStateSciences, @NCStateEngr & @NCStateVetMed! Open to all @NCState Undergrads. #ThinkandDo @NCStateProvost pic.twitter.com/vJLuvY9h1X Retweeted by Shelton Leadership Center

Meet the Shelton Leadership Center summer interns! The next intern to be introduced is Dani Fath, a rising junior majoring in Criminology at NC State. Dani is currently a participant with the NC State Citizens Police Academy. pic.twitter.com/BMcNO0hEet

Today we're re-introducing Jenn Fendrich, the Program Specialist for Outreach Programs. Jenn has been with the center since February and works on programs for campus and community outreach. Learn more about all of the SLC staff, visit sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu/about-us/staff/ pic.twitter.com/tJ9Rhbfv7G

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