Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Emerging Leaders Program

Emerging Leaders Program

Center for Engaged Learning

202 N. Clarke Street, Room 101

Campus Box 101


In the Georgia College Emerging Leaders Program, GC freshmen clarify values, explore interests, develop leadership skills, learn about campus leadership opportunities and build relationships with others who are interested in making a difference at the university and in the community.

Program events and activities include:

  • Challenge retreats
  • Leadership workshops
  • Service projects
  • Leadership forums with guest speakers
  • Discussion on a variety of leadership concepts and as well as community, national and global issues and events
  • Professional and career development workshops and events
  • Information sessions on leadership opportunities at Georgia College
  • And more....

Students who successfully complete the requirements of the program will receive a certificate at an end-of-the-year GC Leadership Programs recognition ceremony.  They will automatically qualify for acceptance into the GC Leadership Certificate Program if they have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Visit www.gcsu.edu/lcp for additional information.

Registration Information

Emerging Leaders is a year-long program experience completed by students as a cohort.  All full-time GC students beginning their freshman year during the summer or fall semester are invited to register for Emerging Leaders.  Registration costs, deadlines and instructions can be found at www.gcsu.edu/elp.

To learn more or to register, visit www.gcsu.edu/elp or contact John Bowen, Coordinator of Leadership Programs, at john.bowen@gcsu.edu or 478-445-1227.