The Parkland College Office of Student Life Leadership Academy is a program to develop leadership skills, so students can excel and make a difference in leadership roles here on campus, in the workforce, and in our community.
Leadership education of college students is an important and growing movement within higher education. To succeed after college, students need more than just a degree and specific job skills. In today’s martketplace, organizations are looking for experienced leaders that are ethical, driven, well-organized communicators with the ability to motivate, empower, and energize others.
Leadership Academy demonstrates Parkland College’s commitment to and investment in, the development of student leaders. This yearlong development program provides students who are established or emerging leaders an opportunity to learn, grow, and engage with others on effective and authentic leadership.