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True Life: Being a Leader

After being here at Vanderbilt for a little over two years, after getting involved in various activities, meeting so many new people and having new experiences, I’ve learned a lot about what leadership isn’t. We are quick to identify those who hold presidencies and executive board members in student organizations as leaders, and surely, being…


Leaders Heart Lunch Series

The Office of Student Leadership Development will be having an amazing lunch series, which will bring in a variety of great leaders who will briefly share about their experiences with 15-20 students and will then answer question and provide valuable insight.  Information about our first lunch can be seen below: “Being A Young Professional In…

LHL- Marisa Richmond

Leaders Heart Lunch

Scheduled Lunches   “Blazing A Trail In Leadership” Guest Speaker: Marisa Richmond, Marisa served as a Delegate in the 2008 National Democratic Convention.  Elected as the first openly transgender Delegate ever from the state of Tennessee and the first African American transgender Delegate in the United States, she has valuable leadership insight and a passion…



EMPOWER: Take Your Organization to the Next Level Student Organizations & Governance and Student Leadership Development are excited to launch our new EMPOWER student organization leadership program. EMPOWER is a new multi-faceted leadership program that offers a series of training opportunities to provide vital skills to student organization leaders. The program’s goal is to empower…



Congratulations to the EVOLVE Inaugural Class! Ellen Andrew Alisha Newton Chauncey Scales Sungseek Kim Kylie Carlson Lauren Pak Bryan Stromer Sarah Payne Dana Dimodica Monica Peacock Teniesha Williams Abigail Dillon Chung-Wei Hsiao Jordan Pittman Megan Woodruff Tyler Marlin James King Giselle Poss Jacqueline Chirdo Emma Kissane Hanna Lazarz Vikas Pydas Kevin Eapen Ryan Ritchie Ryan…

LED Talks

LED Talks

The Office of Student Leadership Development invites you to attend LED Talks (Lead, Engage, Develop). Four student speakers have been working all semester in preparation for delivering their dynamic, inspirational talks on the intersection of leadership and identity. Join us on November 6 at 6:30pm for pre-event activities in the lobby of Sarratt Cinema. Talks…

Every day leader

Everyday Leaders at Vanderbilt

The Office of Student Leadership Development would like to recognize the everyday leaders at Vanderbilt University. We believe that everyone can be a leader, and demonstrate qualities like accountability, ethical behavior, and communication, regardless of position or title. We want you to nominate a peer who you believe is an everyday leader TODAY! Click here…


Student Leadership Development Blog

Welcome to the Student Leadership Development Blog! I’m Krystal Clark and I serve as the Associate Director of our office. Our staff is completed by Wil De Los Santos, Program Coordinator, Brandie Vanorder, who serves as our Graduate Assistant, and Andrea Wall as our Administrative Assistant. We’re located in Sarratt 339 and our doors are…


Alpha Lambda Delta

Alpha Lambda Delta membership is open to all First-Year Students who meet the academic qualifications. Students must be registered for a full course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree and must rank in the top 20 percent of their freshman class. The minimum scholastic average required for membership is a 3.5 or above GPA….

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Magnolia Awards

The Magnolia Awards recognize outstanding student efforts in the campus community. With awards ranging from demonstrated leadership in intramural sports to commitment to cultural education, the Magnolia Awards recognize outstanding leaders across campus. Additionally, awards are available for students of all academic standings: First-Year Students, sophomores, juniors, and graduating seniors. Many of the awards, in…