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First Year Leadership Academy


It is the goal of the First Year Leadership Academy to create an inclusive and enjoyable environment that prepares the next generation of leaders on the campus of West Virginia University. The Academy is designed to give you a hands on experience while enhancing your Leadership skills. 

The Academy focuses on these specific topics:


E-Exposure (Career Services


D-Diversity (Diversity Equity and Inclusion



S-Service (Service and Learning

H-Humility (Service and Learning


P-Power/Perseverance (Student Government Association

As a student learner, you will:

  • Discover what type of leader you are and your leadership style
  • Enhance your leadership skills through varies workshops and hands on activities
  • Work in groups on a Service Project
  • Gain knowledge on different campus resources 
  • Learn effective ways to market yourself
  • Develop meaningful relationships with other peers and staff
  • Build your brand
  • Be assigned a upperclassman mentor throughout the academic year. 

The Academy will take place September 1/2-November 3/4, 2020. 

The Academy will take place Tuesdays and Wednesdays Nights in the Fall 2020. You pick the best day that fits your schedule. 

Registration Link Click Here! Please Login to WVUENGAGE at the Top right corner to see the form!
Payment Link Click Here! Please pay by August 21, 2020 

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