Marvin Center for Student Leadership

Marvin Center for Student Leadership

Leading the Public Good

Marvin Center for Student Leadership

The Marvin Center for Student Leadership: Aspiring to develop leaders who serve their community and lead for the public good.  

The C. Raymond Marvin Center for Student Leadership fosters students' sense of belonging through meaningful and purposeful experiences.  We are dedicated to empowering students to design their leadership journey and create positive change in their community.

Learn more about who we are and what we believe.

Falcon Leadership Institute

The Falcon Leadership Institute is a year long program for first-year students that develops emerging leaders with the confidence, ability, and passion to be active and engaged leaders in their communities.  Through a leadership development course and development meetings, FLI participants have the opportunity to attend a weekend leadership retreat, plan and implement a service project, and gain invaluable leadership experiences and insights during their first year at BGSU.

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Inclusive Leadership Certificate (Remote)

The Inclusive Leadership Certificate (ILC), offered by the C. Raymond Marvin Center for Student Leadership and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, is a foundational program that will help you develop the attitudes, knowledge, and skills for inclusive leadership in an increasingly diverse world.  Employers are looking for leaders who value and demonstrate inclusive leadership skills.  The ILC is an excellent way to incorporate this competency in your leadership toolkit, meet people who share you interests, and contribute to making BGSU a more inclusive community.  All voices, experiences, and perspectives are welcome and appreciated in our conversations.

Sessions will be held on Thursday evenings from 6:00-7:30 p.m. on Zoom starting February 11, 2021.

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Request a Marvin Center Experience

The Marvin Center for Student Leadership offers a wide variety of leadership experiences for student organizations, Greek Life chapters, university departments and offices, along with off-campus partners, and many more.  Most programs are facilitated by our Student Leadership Assistants.  The SLAs are a group of students passionate about leadership and social change. The various functions of the SLA position culminate in supporting the mission, vision, and values of the Marvin Center for Student Leadership through researching, developing, administering, and assessing a broad array of student leadership development and educational programs.  SLAs can also offer 1:1 consultations and event planning committee work.  Please use the link below to request an Experience.

Request a Marvin Center Experience

Ethical Leadership Certificate (Virtual)

The Ethical Leadership Certificate (ELC), facilitated by the Student Leadership Assistants from the C. Raymond Marvin Center for Student Leadership, is a program that helps you develop integrity and purpose as a leader.  This certificate will help you develop self-awareness as an ethical and intentional leader by focusing on personal values, ethical decision-making, and making change in your society.  The ELC incorporates foundational elements of the Social Change Model of Leadership and builds upon the Marvin Center’s values of integrity and purpose.

his certificate will be virtual and you will have the ability to complete it at your own pace! We will utilize the Canvas platform for this certificate.

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