The main goal is to allow individual students to acquire the leadership skills that will enable them to become responsible leaders. The Monroe Student Leadership Program helps students realize their capabilities as individuals and improve on their weaknesses. The Monroe Student Leadership Program hopes to build strong, intelligent, skilled and emotionally motivated individuals.
All Members of the Monroe Student Leadership Program are required to complete one service hour per week. Leaders also help plan and implement various college events including blood drives, voter registration, club fairs, homecoming, and many more. Leaders also participate in continuous training workshops which focus on topics such as communication, ethics, study skills, time management etc.
There are numerous benefits to being part of the Leadership Program, primarily improving leadership skills which will make a student more marketable when seeking employment. Student Leaders are also recognized by the college community as responsible individuals and are often invited to participate in a variety of events and represent Monroe College. Members also meet a diverse group of individuals and build networking relationships.
The Monroe Student Leadership Program invites all Monroe students to apply for membership, and learn how to become effective student leaders.
As part of the application process candidates will be required to submit recommendation forms from members of the faculty and staff of Monroe College. (first semester students will be required to submit one recommendation form, returning students are required to submit two recommendation forms)
Students who are interested MUST have a 2.5 or above Grade Point Average (unless they are a first semester student).
Students are required to attend all the Leadership Workshops given throughout the semester in order to complete the training process.
Students are required to sign a contract prior to being accepted into the Leadership Program.