Group of students holding up Coug Paws during the Cougs Lead program

Leadership Programs

Choose a student leadership development program based on your experience and interests. Each program uses different experiences to help you grow personally as a student at WSU. All Pullman undergraduate students are encouraged to apply, including transfer students. Programs are covered by student fees and available at no extra cost.

Students working together in a group activity

Cougs Lead

Meet other first and second-year students on campus, discover new skills, and become a leader on campus.

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Student talking with the university president

Leadership WSU 

Network and build connections with businesses and entrepreneurs from across the region as you prep for graduation and beyond.

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Student receiving a President's Award

President's Award for Leadership

Each April WSU honors the award recipients of the President's Award for Leadership, The Virginia E. Thomas Scholarship, and The Bruce and Willa Zwaschka Scholarship.  

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The Pacific Northwest Student Leadership Conference

Student Leadership Conference is a unique opportunity to meet student leaders from across the WSU system while discussing the basics of leadership and building on our foundational skills. 

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Questions?  Contact Our Team.