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Kimmel Student Involvment Center

Interested in Developing Your Leadership Skills?

Join the Emerging Leaders Program!

25-30 freshmen will be selected to participate in the Emerging Leaders Program.  This program will enhance your self awareness and help you gain the leadership skills needed to make a difference on campus and in the community.

Why Join?  

  • Participate in fun and interactive sessions once per month throughout the fall and spring semesters
  • Be paired with a mentor in your chosen career field
  • Explore topics such as citizenship, collaboration, communication, and much more
  • Meet a great group of new people
  • Get connected on campus

When will sessions be held?

Sessions will be held once per month.  The sessions will vary based on the schedules of those selected.  Sessions will be held at a variety of times throughout the year to accomodate as many individuals as possible.    

How do I apply?

Apply online by September 1 at 5pm by completing the online application at:

What are the requirements to participate?

Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.5 high school GPA and be accepted to SIUE. 

To maintain membership in the program, students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA at SIUE.  Grades will be checked at the end of the fall semester.  Any student who falls below the 2.0 gpa will be notified and their position in the program may be terminated. 

I have questions?  Who can I contact?

Contact Sarah Laux or Alexis Lambert.

Kimmel Contact Information
Morris University Center
Main Level
Campus Box 1168
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1168

Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

(618) 650‑2686

(618) 650‑3517
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