Student Involvement

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LEADERSHIP TIER PROGRAMS

Leadership Center programming is divided into three tiers structured within the Social Change Model of leadership and designed to take highly motivated students and develop them to be future leaders at and beyond Washington State University.

Tier I: Emerging Leaders

Through the use of workshops, experiential learning, and engagement, Emerging Leaders is designed to take highly motivated first-year students and develop them to be future leaders at and beyond Washington State University.

  • Prerequisite: Available to first-year students
  • Length: Fall or spring semester

Rewards & Benefits

  • Certificate of completion
  • Advancement to Crimson Leadership VIP
  • Ability to apply for the Cougar Leadership Team
  • Leadership swag
  • Leadership banquet attendance
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Tier II: Crimson Leadership VIP

Values, integrity, and purpose serve as the second tier leadership engagement program. Students involved in Crimson Leadership VIP continue their leadership journey through a variety of deeper engagement activities.

  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Emerging Leaders program or other forms of campus and community involvement
  • Length: One year, preferably sophomore year

Rewards & Benefits

  • Certificate of completion
  • Advancement to Leadership WSU
  • Ability to apply for Cougar Leadership Team
  • Leadership Swag
  • Leadership banquet attendance
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Tier III: Leadership WSU

In partnership with Leadership Spokane, Leadership WSU engages upperclassman in the 10 pillars of servant leadership and Leadership Spokane curriculum.

  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Crimson Leadership VIP program or other forms of campus and community involvement; Junior or senior class standing
  • Length: One year, preferably junior or senior year

Rewards & Benefits

  • Certificate of completion
  • Opportunity to network with community leaders and potential employers
  • Exposure to current issues
  • Leadership and involvement graduation cord
  • Leadership banquet attendance
  • Ability to apply for the Cougar Leadership Team
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