Programs

In all programs sponsored by the CSL, students are engaged both on campus and in their communities. The roster of programs is constantly evolving, as offerings are grounded in the latest research and solid theory, bolstered by real-world practicality.

Domestic Leadership Exchange
The CSL partners with the University of Southern California (USC) and various U.S. universities to offer a six-month leadership exchange called the Domestic Leadership Exchange.
King-Casey Women’s Leadership Experience
The King-Casey Women’s Leadership Experience helps empower the next generation of female leaders.
Laeden
Laedan is Old English for “to lead, to guide, to show the way.” The Laedan Program helps students gain an appreciation for the relationship between leadership and service.
Nature Bound
In partnership with the Department of Sports and Recreation, the CSL offers a unique education program where students can discover or renew their love for nature.
Peer Leaders
The CSL’s Peer Leaders program provides KSU student leaders—often nominated by a faculty member—an invaluable opportunity to serve students during their college transition.
Youth Allies
Students are paired with selected Cobb County youth ranging from 5 to 18 years of age. Beyond working as mentors, participants explore imbalances in society.
President's Emerging Global Scholars
PEGS fosters a strong first-year community among its participants who attend classes together, study together, and develop strong academic and social ties.
KSU Homelessness Awareness Week
Kennesaw State University's annual Homelessness Awareness Week occurs each October and invites students, staff, faculty, and community members to come together to learn about and positively impact homelessness in the Atlanta Metro area.
THRIVE
With Thrive, CSL students develop a foundation of leadership and social skills that launches a long-term path to success.
LINK
LINK is the CSL’s signature three-year program, a life-changing course in self-development.
Leadership in Action Summit
Started in 2011, the Leadership in Action Summit is a consortium for leadership educators providing meaningful experiences for students, founded and lead by the Kennesaw State University Center for Student Leadership. Focused in increasing meaningful experiences for students through collaboration, leadership educators come together from all over the country alongside KSU faculty, staff and stakeholders to to build connections, generate ideas, network, and continue to form partnerships around the development of a domestic exchange program that now takes place among nearly 15 colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Leadership in Action Summit
The Center for Student Leadership’s network of partner institutions conducting similar exchanges has grown from two schools in 2009 to fifteen in 2012. Our group convenes annually to share best practices, identify areas for growth and expansion, and collaborate on program curriculum at the Leadership in Action summit hosted in Kennesaw, GA. The group has gained attention and support from local non-profit organizations as well as from the National Association for Campus Activities.