Leading through Learning

The Shelton Leadership Center serves NC State University by offering values-based leadership development designed to help students find direction and achieve success. The programs open to students at NC State include academic courses and leadership minors, the Shelton National Scholarship Program, the Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program, the Shelton Student Ambassadors program, the Shelton Challenge summer internship, and the Shelton Speaker Series. Every program provides research-driven and interactive values-based leadership development content that is delivered through training, events, and for-credit courses.

Contact Andrea Ramos-Lewis to learn more about programming for college students.

Course and Minors

Learn more about academic courses for students at NC State University

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Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program

Read about our Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program

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Shelton Leadership Center Scholarships

These scholarships provide unique mentoring experiences for recipients

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Meet the Shelton Scholars

These scholars remain committed to living out values-based leadership


Shelton Student Ambassadors

Learn about the student ambassadors program

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Become a scholarship donor

Making the world a better place one person at a time, our donors see their contributions...


Shelton Speaker Series

Learn about the seven NC State alumni who will be sharing their stories this year.

Shelton Speaker Series

Shelton Challenge Summer Internship

The Shelton Challenge hires college student summer interns each summer to assist with...

Shelton Challenge Internship

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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

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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