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


Student 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 we are highlighting Akieliah Robinson, member of the 2019-2021 Cohort. Akieliah is a first year majoring in Computer Engineering from Durham, NC. Read more on our website. sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu pic.twitter.com/X6CrPpo89d

Today we are highlighting Keshal Patel in our #WhyIVolunteer series. Keshal is from Cary, NC, and studies public policy and psychology and UNC Chapel Hill. Keshal has been involved with the SLC in a number of ways for the past 7 years: participant, Peer Leader, and CMT. pic.twitter.com/HxPM1vl5Jv

The Shelton Leadership Center would like to extend our gratitude to the Jordan family and Jordan Lumber for their generous support of our students and programs, especially the CLDP. Their investment will provide scholarships for years to come for students from rural NC counties. pic.twitter.com/KNeMb6bIMr

Today we are highlighting CLDP student Ellen Denning, a member of the 2019-2021 cohort. Ellen is a first year majoring in English for Secondary Education and Agriculture Education from Warrenton, NC. Read more on our website. sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu pic.twitter.com/A20bOG26PK