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Kimmel Student Involvment Center

LEAD Program 

Looking to really challenge yourself during your time at SIUE to be the best leader you can be? Consider participating in the Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD) Program. The pre-assessment to enroll in LEAD is available by clicking here! 

When you enroll in LEAD, a self-paced, comprehensive leadership program, you will be focusing on 6 elements of leadership: 

Professional Development
Community Engagement
Academic Prowess
Inclusive and Equitable Practice
Personal Growth
Interpersonal Connections

Through experiential learning opportunities, meaningful reflection, and intentional relationship building, students will be well-equipped to serve as influential leaders. Participants will also engage in a few experiences that are exclusive to those registered in the LEAD Program:

LEAD Mentorship Program 
360 Analysis of Personal Leadership Style
Personal feedback on leadership experiences
Portfolio Review 
Exit Interview

There is no window for enrollment or completion. Instead, students enroll when they are ready, and complete at their own pace, though we recommend students take at least 2 years to complete. Those who complete the program in its entirety will earn a medallion to wear at commencement. 

Student Leadership Council 

Participants will be supported by our Student Leadership Council in their efforts. The 2019-2020 Student Leadership Council consists of:

Director, Caroline Crabtree
Operations Chair, Tommy Lee
Education Chair, Hannah Queen
Membership Chair, Josie Smith
Legacy Chair, Jared AuBuchon
Academic Prowess Chair, Dalia Hassan
Community Engagement Chair, Kelsey King
Professional Development Chair, Tatiyana Pearson

To contact a member of the Student Leadership Council or receive more information on the LEAD Program, email


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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