The LEAD Office offers leadership development opportunities, engaging students both on campus and within local communities to foster academic, emotional, spiritual and career-related growth. By getting involved, you can connect with the campus and community based on your interests and become a better leader.
LEAD has exciting opportunities for you.
Leadership and service opportunities encourage the development of valuable skills and help provide future leadership for Western and the Gunnison community. We help students understand the process of change and goal attainment, utilizing university resources and leadership communication. As a leader, you will also explore topics of diversity, while learning more about yourself and helping serve the campus and community.
Leading by example
LEAD allows students to engage in leadership opportunities on campus to build skills and become future leaders.
Become a leader, get involved.
Get involved with a LEAD program today to make a difference on campus and in the community. Learn more about how you can participate in events, meet new people, and build valuable skills.
A Western student mashes apples in front of the University Center to make apple juice as part of LEAD’s RecycleFest.
Supporting campus-wide programs and initiatives.
The LEAD Office also maintains support for annual programs such as New Student Orientation, Senior Reception, Family Weekend, Week of Welcome and Community Cleanup. Students can also participate in events through the Sustainability Fund, Residence Life, and the Student Government Association.
Take the Next Step
Apply to Western
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We keep the Mountaineer spirit going strong within our alumni community. Whether getting together with friends at an annual event, making a donation or mentoring a student, graduates continue to play an important role in the Western community.