Broyhill Institute for Leadership


The Broyhill Institute for Leadership fosters and develops the skills necessary for students and graduates to become effective leaders in professional communities and adapt to future innovations.

Participation in the Broyhill Leaders is by invitation only. Students with solid academic accomplishment as well as leadership interest and aptitude are identified to become members of the Broyhill Leaders student organization. Once an invitation is accepted, you must remain in good academic and social conduct standing.

You are expected to use your leadership skills responsibly and ethically to make a positive difference in the world.

Upon completing leadership training opportunities and experiences, you can earn a leadership certificate.

Benefits


You will have leadership training opportunities that build the appropriate mindset and skillset to apply effective leadership. Authentic experiences in organizational and professional leadership roles are provided so you can practice your skills firsthand.

Examples of authentic student experiences include the following.

  • Leadership positions in student organizations
  • Global experiences allowing you to understand cultural differences so you can lead and contribute to a global community
  • Community service projects planned and executed by students

All authentic leadership experiences help you build your résumés with skills and accomplishments that are important to employers as they demonstrate the preparation for future leadership positions and the ability to contribute as an organizational and communal citizen.

Juan Martinez

Being involved with the Broyhill Institute for Leadership enhanced my understanding of an effective leader and how we are all leaders in various ways.

Juan Martinez '21, Exercise Science

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