Freshmen LEAD & Task Force Freshmen

Freshmen LEAD offers leadership development, community service, and networking opportunities to first-year students at the University of Louisville.  Participants enhance their relational leadership skills, expand their social networks, and broaden their horizons through a variety of activities and workshops.  Students will also develop and implement community service projects from start to finish under the guidance of an upperclass mentor.  Freshmen LEAD helps to promote a sense of community and encourages students to build upon their leadership potential while making great connections at the University of Louisville and within the Louisville community. 

Program Requirements

  • Attend all bi-weekly LEAD meetings
  • Attend fall retreat
  • Attend one (1) campus event (non-Greek) and one (1) community event
  • Connect with the Engage Lead Serve Board via OrgSync portal and attend (1) ELSB committee meeting
  • Attend (1) LEAD/REACH social per semester
  • Connect with your REACH Mentor and attend one (1) REACH Ambassador event per semester
  • Complete the CGI Commitment to Action project
  • Satisfactorily complete and turn in all reflections

Task Force Freshmen(TFF) is a leadership development program focused on preparing first-year students for roles in student government. Participants in TFF benefit from a mentoring experience allowing them the opportunity to work alongside students in the highest leadership positions on campus. Following the Social Change Model of leadership development, TFF includes leadership seminars, networking opportunities, and hands-on experience working with officers in the Student Government Association, Student Activities Board, and Engage Lead Serve Board.  Participants will also develop a group policy proposal for the Roosevelt Institute 10 Ideas program, and will have the opportunity to implement their policy change on campus and at the state and national level. 

Program Requirements

  • Attend all bi-weekly TFF meetings
  • Attend fall retreat
  • Attend at least one (1) Senate and (1) Staff meeting
  • Connect with the Engage Lead Serve Board via OrgSync portal
  • Attend (1) TFF/REACH social per semester
  • Connect with your SGA Mentor and complete all assigned tasks
  • Complete the Roosevelt Institute impact project
  • Satisfactorily complete and turn in all reflections

Selection for both programs is competitive and interviews will be granted based on the following criteria:

  • Content and quality of completed application (OrgSync Application)
  • Perceived interest in the program
  • Ability to complete the program requirements (schedule, assignments, service, etc.)

 

 

Applications are currently open for the 2017-2018 school year.  The deadline to apply is August 30, 2017 at 5 p.m.