Civic Engagement Scholars Program


The Civic Engagement Scholars Program is for any student who is looking to get more engaged and become more active citizens in their community. Participants will learn more about the many ways to engage with their communities, and explore the connections between leadership, service and volunteering, political engagement, active citizenship, and more. This program aims to motivate and empower students to become leaders on campus and in their communities, while expanding what it means to be part of a community.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Identify personal areas of growth related to civic engagement
  • Demonstrate awareness of social issues and their effects on individuals and communities
  • Express their personal values, passions, and individual style of leadership
  • Engage in difficult conversations and respect diverse perspectives
  • Discuss various leadership concepts and their application to civic engagement

Program Requirements:

  • Enroll in LDR 2262 (1 credit, online) or LDR 3905 (0 credits, independent study)
    • Prerequisite: 60+ credit hours and minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Complete a minimum of 15 service hours with approved service agencies
  • Attend 1:1 meetings with Program Coordinator
  • Attend 2 Impact Events
  • LDR 3905 Only: Complete Social Change Research Project and present at the LEAD Scholars Social Change Showcase
  • LDR 3905 Only: Attend 6 Group Seminars (times/dates will vary by semester)

To apply for this program, please click here.

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Coordinator: Mike McFadden

Phone 407-823-2223
Location Ferrell Commons, Room 165