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Why Called to Lead?

Why Called to Lead?

Called to Lead is a flexible leadership development program open to all students

Called to Lead Student Spotlight

Called to Lead Student Spotlight

Every month, a Called to Lead student will be featured on our website and on Facebook so that we can celebrate our student leaders.

What do students say?

What do students say?

See what our students say about the Called to Lead program.

Mentoring program

Mentoring Program

Find a mentor who will help guide you, develop your passions, and invest in your goals by participating in a mentoring partnership through Called to Lead.

What Matters & Why

What Matters & Why

Every semester, Called to Lead hosts the What Matters to Me and Why dinner that features a faculty or staff member who shares what really matters to them and why it matters.

Academic Courses

The following courses are eligible for Called to Lead points.  You can find course descriptions in the College Catalog.  Please email to let us know if you are in one of the courses below.

Each student may earn a maximum of 300 points for academic courses.

FYS 100 - 50 points

Write a 3-page reflection on the following questions (submit through Canvas or email to

  • How did your FYS cause you to think about your own role as a leader of situations—even when you don’t hold an official “title”?
  • Did you view yourself as a leader (even a servant leader) in your FYS classroom?  With your peers in your FYS?
  • Did you have any leadership failures in your FYS or with your peers in your FYS?  If so, what did you learn?
  • How did your FYS challenge you to consider your sense of noble purposes and ethical leadership and service?
  • What is one goal that you accomplished your first semester that you are proud of?

Career Courses (1.0 credits) - 75 points each

  • CP 170: Career Pathways
  • CP 171: Mapping Career Goals and Job Shadowing
  • CP 172: Professional Skills Development and Defining Career Goals
  • CP 173: Planning for Career and Graduate School

Academic Courses (2.0 and 4.0 credits) - 150 points each

  • BA 265-Management and Organizational Behavior
  • BA 380-Entrepreneurship
  • COM 248-Communication Law and Ethics
  • HON 205-Leadership Theory
  • HPS 300-HNR Gener and the Law
  • ILS 105-Exploring Interfaith Leadership and Service
  • PE 172-Introduction to Coaching: A Servant Leadership Approach
  • PH 115-HUM Ethics
  • PH 255A-Advanced Ethics: Business
  • PH 255B-Advanced Ethics: Medicine
  • PH 255C-Advanced Ethics: Legal
  • PH 255D-Advanced Ethics: Environmental
  • REL 151-Life Meaning and Purposeful Work
  • SO 270-Law and Social Change 
  • SO 370-Social Justice

If you think that a course you are taking relates to the themes of Called to Lead (life calling, leadership, ethical commitments, or purposeful life work), then email with the course syllabus.

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