LeaderShape Institute


LeaderShape is a six-day intensive and energizing leadership development retreat meant to cultivate student leaders and help them build their vision for how to improve BGSU and our larger community.

  • Strong relationships with your LeaderShape community, and the skills to strengthen your relationships both on and off campus
  • A renewed commitment to leading with your core values
  • A deepened respect for the all people’s contributions, experiences, and perspectives
  • A healthy disregard for the impossible
  • The skills to create real change and extraordinary results, including the Breakthrough Blueprint action plan to creating meaningful change when you return to campus

A program built around principles and elements that will best for your learning, growth and development, including:

  • Hands on activities that will be interactive and engaging
  • An environment where every person, both participants and facilitators, is a teacher and everyone is a learner
  • Large group work that creates a strong community
  • Small group Family Clusters who will support you throughout the program and as your write your vision statement

Four BGSU faculty and staff members and two external LeaderShape professionals who are committing their week to grow and learn alongside you as you come stronger leaders, teachers, and learners together.

After LeaderShape®

  • Students return to campus with a community of stronger leaders
  • They stay connected with their family clusters
  • They make progress towards bringing their vision to life
  • They give back to their Falcon Family

Do you have questions, comments, or want more information? Email us at leadership@bgsu.edu