Ready to challenge yourself to take action and inspire others to make a difference? St. Edward's offers a variety of award-winning programs designed to help you discover and develop your leadership strengths and talents — skills that will carry you far in your career and in life.
Leadership Development Programs
Eco-Lead Costa Rica: Global leadership program that combines in-depth study of the Costa Rican economy, governmental structure, local culture and society, and regional ecosystems to provide a firsthand experience of a Central American country.
Hilltop Leaders: Open to freshmen and sophomores interested in developing leadership skills and seeing leadership at work in different settings. Culminates with a study tour of Washington, D.C.
Leading EDGE: Trains students to work with groups and individuals through team-building sessions and leadership workshops.
LeaderShape: Incorporates a relationship-based approach to leadership that focuses on personal discovery and leading with integrity.
Student Leadership Team: A group of highly motivated students who implement the programs listed above, while developing their own leadership skills and abilities.
Learning about Leadership
Christine Lucht ’12 was executive director for the Student Leadership Team and a transfer orientation leader. Christine was a speaker at the Multicultural Awareness Conference for Leadership, the Associations of Colleges Unions International Region XII Conference, and Student Life’s Organizations Conference. She participated in The LeaderShape Institute, which helped her realize her leadership potential. An English, Language Arts and Reading major, Christine helped develop and implement the Reach Out Homeless Resource Fair. She is now pursuing a master's degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education and hopes to inspire students to get involved on campus as doing so herself impacted her growth as a leader and individual.