Student Involvement

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The Leadership Center

Where students become stronger leaders for themselves, others, and their community.  

President's Awards and Virginia E. Thomas Scholarship poster

President's Awards for Leadership

Nominations for The President's Awards for Leadership are now open! 
Nominations close on March 8.

Submit a nomination
Award and ceremony details

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PNW Student Leadership Conference

Join us on March 6 for the opportunity to meet new people as we focus on the basics of leadership and build on our foundational skills. Registration closes at noon March 5.

Register for the conference
Conference details

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We are hiring!

Apply today to become a student coordinator for Emerging Leaders or Crimson Leader VIP. 
Applications close on Wednesday, March 10.

Emerging Leaders Coordinator Application.
Crimson Leader VIP Coordinator Application.

Leadership Center Programming

Leadership Center programming is divided into three tiers structured within the Social Change Model of leadership.

Emerging Leaders

Designed to take highly motivated first-year students and develop them to be future leaders at and beyond WSU. 


Crimson Leadership VIP

The second tier program continues the leadership journey through a variety of deeper engagement activities.

Leadership WSU

The third tier engages upperclassman in the 10 pillars of servant leadership and the Leadership Spokane curriculum.

Meet the Cougar Leadership Team

Our team of Cougs is here to help you become a stronger leader in your own life, community, and the world!

Meet our team Chat via Zoom