Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program

APPLICATIONS
Applications for 2018-2020 cohort can be found here and are now due on June 15, 2018. If you have any questions about the program, please contact Andrea Ramos-Lewis.

The program seeks to support students who have interests in developing their leadership skills through engaging experiences with other students across disciplines. Students from all colleges are accepted into the program. Participants are incoming first-year students who have already been accepted to NC State University for the fall semester. This two-year program helps students maximize their leadership skills through experiential learning and self-discovery. We have extended the deadline to apply this year is June 15, 2018. The program includes opportunities such as:

  • Mentoring / Coaching
  • Professional networking
  • Career readiness
  • International / Study Abroad experiences
  • Building a leadership portfolio
  • Internship opportunities
  • Service events

These activities will also help students build leadership portfolios that will be attractive to future employers, graduate schools, and professional schools.

Many participants identify with one or more of the following identities:

  • First Generation College Student
  • From Rural Counties
  • Underrepresented within their field of study

Year One Cohort Overview
At the beginning of the fall semester, students participate in an off-campus weekend retreat to help develop their cohort relationships and orient themselves with the expectations and outcomes designed for participants in the program. Following the retreat, students will attend monthly meetings related to program objectives.

Other opportunities include:

  • Leadership development offerings through the Shelton Leadership Center
  • Mentor relationships (with faculty, staff, and students)
  • One-on-one coaching with the Shelton Leadership Center staff
  • Small group engagement with Chancellor Woodson and Mrs. Woodson

Year Two Cohort Overview

At the beginning of the second fall semester, students will co-lead the off-campus weekend retreat designed for first-year students to help them develop their cohort relationships and orient themselves with the expectations and outcomes of the program. Following the retreat, students will attend monthly meetings related to program objectives and take an active role in developing and executing the program. Other expectations of the second year cohort include participation in:

  • Mentor relationships with professionals in their intended field of study (external to the university)
  • Peer Mentoring Program (as a mentor for a first-year student)
  • Monthly Shelton Leadership Center workshop sessions

Options within the Two-Year Program (with financial support provided)

  • International experience and/or internship (Alternative Spring Break, Study Abroad, and/or other)
  • Domestic Service Trip with the cohort

 

Meet the First-year Cohort


Alexis Rutledge
Greensboro, NC
Exploratory Studies

Anh Nguyen
Durham, NC
Biological sciences

Iliana Claudio
St. Pauls, NC
Biochemistry

Jack Mascarenhas
Nashville, NC
Agronomy

Jada Arroyo
Rowland, NC
Criminology

Jenna Spahr
Greensboro, NC
Textile Design

Joah Bickley
Lake Lure, NC
Electrical Engineering

Josue Flores Hernandez
St. Pauls, NC
Business Administration

Katie Bunn
Rocky Mount, NC
Statistics

Kayci Willis
Kinston, NC
Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation

Nichol Henderson
Mooresville, NC
Animal Science

Samantha Lenger
Cary, NC
Business Administration

Sanja Miric
Jamestown, NC
Psychology

Saquan Wallace
Sanford, NC
Architecture

Toinette Powers
Thomasville, NC
Exploratory Studies