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ProjectLEAD is an award winning year-long project management and leadership development program. Students have the opportunity to utilize their newly acquired skills to manage real projects for the community.

Benefits of Participation

Since the program's inception, ProjectLEAD has developed the leadership skills of a diverse group of 60 students. In turn, these students have invested a total of 6,000 hours into the Austin community.

Award Winning

ProjectLEAD was awarded a 2017-2018 NASPA Excellence Award in the Student Union, Student Activities, Greek Life, Leadership, and related category. This award elevates the program to a level of national recognition and distinction.

Previous Community Partners

Since 2015, ProjectLEAD students have successfully developed, managed, and executed projects for these past community partners:

Commitment Required

Students who join ProjectLEAD will gain professional development skills and will engage with the Austin community through a project management model. ProjectLEAD participants will engage in instructive workshops, community presentations and group project management in both the fall and spring semesters. The primary bulk of community engagement will take place during the spring semester along with opportunities for presenting knowledge and sharing project information with ProjectLEAD participants and Austin community partners.