Lead LLC Program Overview
First Year Student Commitments
- Engaging in a cohort class experience:
Leadership Development in the Fall and Leadership and Social Change in the Spring.
- Attendance at three Academy Leadership Lectures each semester, which is part of the course curriculum.
- Attendance at the retreat each semester.
- Participation in a mentor group each week of 7-10 students led by returning LEAD-LLC students.
- Community service participation each semester.
Students leading students to make a positive impact upon others. This is the guiding framework of the Leadership Living and Learning Center (LEAD-LLC), which has become a student-led program. Returning students in the LEAD-LLC have the opportunity to direct and develop critical components of the first-year student leadership experience. Positions for returning students offer upperclassmen the opportunity to engage in leading peers, mentoring first-year students, and working closely with faculty, staff, and the Waco community.
- Community Team
This team plans various events and activities for LEAD students to foster relationships and growth within the LEAD community.
- Service Team
The Service Team coordinates various service events for LEAD students, providing opportunities for them to practice what leadership is truly about.
- Public Relations Team The PR Team is responsible for promoting all LEAD events through various means, including taking pictures or creating videos and fliers. They also plan monthly LEAD Nights.
- Mentor Team
Members of the Mentor Team facilitate weekly mentor group meetings with LEAD students to discuss various aspects of leadership and social issues, and help form meaningful relationships.
- Community Leader Team
Community Leaders are responsible for maintaining hall procedures and safety. They assist in times of crisis, and work with the Community Team to cultivate meaningful relationships.
- Administrative Team
This team is charged with the �behind the scenes� tasks, such as organizing information and facilitating dialogue between different aspects of the program.
- Projects Director
The Projects Director helps with developing new initiatives within the program, and works closely with our Program Director, Shelton Lewis, to create relevant and meaningful experiences within LEAD.�
- Assessment Director
The Assessment Director gathers information to evaluate the program, taking data from various perspectives including students, faculty, staff, and community partners.�