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UWG Lead

Leadership Education and Development 
Our Mission

UWG LEAD is part of the Center for Student Involvement at the University of West Georgia. We strive to provide students with a broad range of leadership theory and personal development opportunities, through a variety of programs and co-curricular experiences. Our goal is to support and educate students on becoming leaders in their academic, co-curricular, and social lives.

What We Offer?

UWG LEAD serves three major functions for students.  First, we are an involvement center for students to become engaged in campus activities. Second, we provide leadership training programs.  And finally we offer resources on a wide range of leadership development topics.

Programs and Services

Leadership to Go (Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced)
Lead Weekend
LEAD Lunches
Leadership in the Wilderness
Leadership Lending Library & Leadership Online
Emerging Leaders Program
Leadership Advisory Board
Lead Day
LeaderShape Institute

For more information contact the Center for Student Involvement at 678-839-6526 or visit us in the Campus Center, room 304.

Online at: www.westga.edu/csi


Interested in Student Leadership Development? Then apply to be part of the Emerging Leaders Program

The Emerging Leader Program engages student leaders in learning the foundations of leadership development. This program is designed to give you an instant connection to student life here at West Georgia. Emerging Leader students will commit to responsible leadership on campus and in the community and develop skills to be successful leaders in their academic, co-curricular, and social lives.

Participant Eligibility

Incoming freshman
Minimum High School GPA of a 2.75
Completed application and interview

Participant Responsibilities

UWG 1101: Leadership Course
Membership in one or more student organizations
I - 20 Passport Program
Service Learning Project
Leadership To Go


Leadership experiences and new skills
Engagement in campus activities and programs
An instant connection to campus life
Certificate of completion
$1000 award to those who qualify

How to Apply

Get accepted to UWG
Complete the Emerging Leaders Program application by lkogging into your PREP account at: http://www.westga.edu/prep
Once your application isreceived, you will be contacted about attending an interview day in February.

For more information or questions about the Emerging Leaders Program call 678-839-6526.