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Leadership

We believe there is a leader within each of our students. Being a leader begins with self discovery, and we’re here to help you explore opportunities to find the leader within. We offer three programs to help with your discovery, The Leadership Workshop Series, the Eleanor Roosevelt Society and the Leadership Summit. These programs were created to enhance student’s leadership skills as well as to connect you to campus.

Leadership Development

Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI)

This institute provides incoming freshmen and new transfer students with an introduction to student success and community, foundational leadership skills and how to utilize campus resources. The institute meets once a week for 6 consecutive weeks at the beginning of the fall semester, and the sessions are facilitated by CSI and Student Affairs staff.

Eleanor Roosevelt Society (ERS)

ERS incorporates leadership workshops, community excursions, weekly journaling, and a culminating leadership project. The intensive six month program is for students interested in exploring the connection between leadership and social justice. Students interested in this free leadership experience will be able to apply in the fall of each academic year.  

Student Leadership Summit (SLS)

This program promotes leadership development, self-reflection, social justice, and overall partnerships between students and administrators.

The 2015 Leadership Summit date will be announced at the start of Fall Semester.

    Student Leadership Awards

    2013-2014 Student Leadership Awards Nomination Packet

    Each year, the Center for Student Involvement in Chicago coordinates the Student Leadership Awards program to recognize outstanding students, student organizations and members of the campus community who significantly enhance learning outside the classroom.  All currently enrolled Roosevelt students are eligible, and you can play a vital role in thanking and acknowledging these leaders by submitting nominations for these awards.

    Some awards require a letter of recommendation or a listing of student involvement, so please review each award description and nomination form carefully for specific requirements.  Awards to be presented include:

    • LEAD Completion Certificates 
    • Eleanor Roosevelt Society Induction 
    • Rising Star Award 
    • Make a Difference Award 
    • Eleanor Roosevelt Social Justice Award 
    • Advisor of the Year Award 
    • Bronze “R” Award 
    • Student Organization of the Year Award 
    • Green Key Society Award 
    • Student Leader of the Year Award 

    Awards will be presented at the Student Leadership Awards Reception on Friday, April 25 at 1:00pm in Congress Lounge (AUD). The Awards Reception is open to all students, faculty, and staff, so please plan to attend! 

    On behalf of the Student Leadership Awards Selection Committee, thank you for your nominations and support of student involvement at Roosevelt!