Intensive leadership program open to EMU students

Deadline for applications to LeaderShape program is March 12; program to be held May 1-6

by Debra Johnson, Published February 08, 2012


YPSILANTI - LeaderShape 2012, a six-day intensive program for EMU students, is now accepting applications.  The program, which focuses on leading with integrity and forming a vision for change, is open to students who are in good academic standing and who will be returning for the fall semester. 

The program will be held May 1-6 at the EMU Student Center.  Organizers say, "The program involves living in a state of possibility, making a commitment to a vision, developing relationships to move the vision into action, and sustaining a high level of integrity."

The LeaderShape Institute, located in Champaign, IL, stages the program, which is now in its 20th year.   Its leaders say it has made a difference in the lives of more than 20,000 young men and women from throughout the country.

There is a $100 fee to attend the LeaderShape program. The actual cost for the weeklong experience is closer to $600, but EMU Campus Life pays the difference for each student.

The online application is available at  The application deadline is March 12, 2012 by 11:59 p.m.

For more information, contact Campus Life at 734-487-3045, ext. 44047, email at or visit the EMU Campus Life homepage




Debra Johnson

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