Leadership programming at Bowling Green State University seeks to develop the following competencies in student leaders. The Marvin Center for Student Leadership is developing certificate programs that follow the 5 competencies in student leaders listed below. We currently have certificates for inclusive leadership, global leadership, social justice, and ethical leadership.
- Inclusion: Creating broad and safe environments that engage and support diversity.
- Purpose: Understanding personal and organizational values and establishing a sense of purpose that contributes to the development of others.
- Integrity: Acting in an ethical and legal manner that is harmonious with personal and organizational values.
- Group Development: The ability to manage and lead individuals in the establishment and execution of group goals.
- Global Citizenship: Versatility in leadership and communication style that is respectful of cultural context and implications.
The Ethical Leadership Certificate (ELC) was started Spring 2017. The ELC focuses on integrity and ethics in your leadership at BGSU and beyond.
VIRTUAL ELC! We are offering a virtual, self-paced version of the ELC.
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The Inclusive Leadership Certificate (ILC) was started in the Fall 2014. The ILC, offered by the Marvin Center for Student Leadership and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, is a program that will help you develop the attitudes, knowledge, and skills for inclusive leadership in an increasingly diverse world.
The Global Leadership Certificate (GLC) was started Fall 2015. This program helps you with your versatility in leadership and communication style that is respectful of cultural context and implications.
The GLC will be moving to a virtual, self-paced format in Spring 2021. Keep an eye out for more information coming soon!
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The Life Design Leadership Certificate (LDLC) is a program that will help you develop the mindsets and tools necessary to live a meaningful, purpose-driven life as a leader on campus and beyond. This certificate, offered by the Marvin Center for Student Leadership and Office of Student Success and Life Design, will help participants build confidence navigating an unknown future and make meaningful contributions to their community and organization. This certificate will build on the Life Design framework to empower you to enhance your personal and leadership development.
The Social Justice Leadership Certificate (SJLC) was started in the Spring of 2019. The SJLC, offered by the Division of Diversity and Belonging, and the C. Raymond Marvin Center for Student Leadership, is certificate program allowing students to share their experience and learn from the experiences of others. It is designed to be a movement to challenge the cultural climate at Bowling Green State University and to understand how each individual plays a unique role in that cultural shift.
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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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