Leadership programming at Bowling Green State University seeks to develop the following competencies in student leaders. The Marvin Center for Student Leadership has developed six leadership certificates students and staff can achieve in order to increase and diversify their leadership skills: the Ethical Leadership Certificate, the Inclusive Leadership Certificate, the Global Leadership Certificate, the Life Design Leadership Certificate, the Social Justice Leadership Certificate, and the Sustainability Leadership Certificate.
The Ethical Leadership Certificate (ELC), first offered in the Spring of 2017, is a 6-session series that helps students develop integrity and purpose as a leader. Sessions focus on personal values, ethical decision-making, and making change in the community.
The Inclusive Leadership Certificate (ILC), first offered in Fall of 2014, is a 7-session series that provides introductory context to the multiple aspects of being an inclusive leader. The ILC is collaboratively presented by the Office of Multicultrual Affairs and the Marvin Center for Student Leadership.
The Global Leadership Certificate (GLC), first offered in the Fall of 2015, is a 6-session series that provies students the opportunity to develop the attitudes, knowledge, and skills for global leadership in an increasingly global world.
Registration for the GLC coming soon!
The Life Design Leadership Certificate (LDLC), first offered in the Spring of 2021, is a 6-session series that develops the mindsets and tools necessary to live a meaningful, purpose-drive life as a leader on campus and beyond. The LDLC is collaboratively presented by the Office of Student Succces & Life Design and the Marvin Center for Student Leadership.
Registration for the LDLC coming soon!
The Social Justice Leadership Certificate (SJLC), first offered in the Spring of 2019, is a 7-session series that provides advanced context to the multiple aspects of being a socially just leader. The SJLC is collaboratively presented by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Marvin Center for Student Leadership.
Registration for the SJLC coming soon!
The Sustainability Leadership Certificate (SLC) is a foundational program to help students learn how to integrate sustainability into their own leadership style. This certificate, created by the C. Raymond Marvin Center for Student Leadership and the Office of Campus Sustainability, will help participants develop an understanding of basic sustainability concepts and methods to lead sustainably in group settings and in your community. Additionally, participants will learn about how to advocate for sustainability and how to become an active citizen in society. The SLC incorporates foundational elements of the Social Change Model of Leadership and builds upon the Marvin Center’s values of integrity and purpose.
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