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Peer Guides

In thinking about the many avenues through which we support our students, we believe that in some situations, students are often the best equipped to understand the wellbeing struggles, challenges, and needs of their peers. We also believe that coaching is a valuable application of relationship-driven leadership. As such, we are excited to introduce the Peer Guide Program – a…

Posted on January 30, 2017 in ,

Student Leadership Development 2015-2016 Year in Review

Posted on August 24, 2016 in News,


The Next Step for Rising Campus Leaders APPLICATIONS OPEN ON MARCH 1!  ASCEND is the pivotal leadership development program for the next generation of major campus leaders. Based on the Social Change Model of Leadership, ASCEND is a 9-week, cohort-based program for juniors who are rising leaders in their student organizations, governing councils, and athletics…

Posted on February 19, 2016 in ,

The Leadership Studio

The Leadership Studio is a space for students to acquire, practice, and exercise their leadership skills. Studio sessions give participants the opportunity to learn about five key elements of leadership: motivation, communication, accountability, feedback, and prioritization. These succinct, hour-long sessions are designed to foster discussion and reflection, and students can expect to leave with practical strategies…

Posted on January 13, 2016 in ,


What is TEDx?   In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDx Vanderbilt University, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxVanderbiltUniversity event, TEDTalks video…

Posted on January 30, 2015 in ,


   What is EVOLVE? EVOLVE helps you in the lifelong quest to become the best version of yourself. The program helps you to become aware of and foster the impact you can have as a leader on campus and in your chosen communities. Spend 8 weeks learning with over 30 of your peers. We want students who are…

Posted on February 24, 2014 in ,

Vanderbilt Awards for Leadership Excellence

Applications for all Individual Awards and Student Organization Awards are open from January 9 – February 13, 2017. CLICK HERE TO APPLY! About the Vanderbilt Awards for Leadership Excellence This year, Student Leadership Development and Student Organizations have transitioned what was formerly known as the Magnolia Awards into the Vanderbilt Awards for Leadership Excellence (VALE). The mission…

Posted on July 2, 2013 in ,