The overall mission of Called to Lead is to empower students, faculty, and staff to clarify vocational calling and discover individual leadership strengths that will allow them to practice visionary servant leadership in support of the College’s motto Educate for Service.
Specifically, Called to Lead facilitates students’ integrative learning and development in the areas of vocation, life calling, interdisciplinary engagement, leadership theory and practice, and ethical and purposeful life work. Called to Lead events and programs utilize a diverse array of leadership theories and models, and at the same time, focus on two leadership theories that most resonate with the College’s mission and motto: Servant Leadership theory and the Social Change model.
- Leadership development program open to all students - both current and emerging leaders
- More than 400 student participants from majors ranging from Business to Theater to Psychology
- Focus on finding one's life calling and developing the leadership styles and skills needed to live it out
In Called to Lead, students engage in faculty and staff led discussions, take innovative academic courses, work with personal mentors, embark on servant leadership trips, learn from their peers, lead campus organizations, and share in networking dinners. Students earn points throughout the program; points signify learning. Students who complete the program earn a certificate and recognition at commencement. Explore our website to find out more!