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Leadership Education and Progress (LEAP)

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Open to all students at The University of Texas at Austin, Leadership Education and Progress (LEAP) is a free leadership development program focused on building an ethical and socially responsible foundation of leadership.

This fun, interactive six-week workshop series provides the knowledge and tools to prepare students for leadership on the Forty Acres and beyond. This is an excellent opportunity for students to establish a professional network of peers, receive coaching from a peer mentor, and learn leadership practices in a hands-on setting.

Participants in the LEAP program will benefit from:

  • Developing a foundation for leadership rooted in current leadership research
  • Learning to engage as an ethical and inclusive leader
  • Building a professional and social network of peers
  • Creating a leadership action plan to guide their student experience

LEAP meets once a week for six weeks. In the Fall 2018 semester, there will be four session options available to participants:

Orange Cohort:
Mondays from 3:30-5 p.m. - 9/10-10/15
Tuesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. - 9/11-10/16

White Cohort:
Mondays from 3:30-5pm - 10/22-12/3 (no session on 11/19)
Tuesdays from 5-6:30pm - 10/23-12/4 (no session on 11/20)

The LEAP Program culminates on Friday, December 7 with a graduation celebration for all four cohorts. In order to graduate as an Exemplary Leader, you must attend all six sessions. Advanced Leaders must attend 3-5 sessions.

The deadline to register for the Orange Cohort is 11:59PM on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 but spaces are limited. Apply through Hornslink.