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College Leadership Academy Seeks Applicants

November 13, 2007 - Collin College is looking for qualified students to apply for the spring semester Student Leadership Academy (SLA) course, LEAD 2301.

Applications are available now at www.collin.edu/sla. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008.

Only 25 students will be selected for the unique course that is designed to encourage leadership, integrity, professional development, scholarship and service.

SLA offers an in-depth study of personal nature, power and influence of leadership, contingency approaches and theories. It also covers such topics as morality of leadership, followership, organizational design and leading change.

LEAD 2301 is a three-credit course offered during the spring semester from 8:45-11:30 a.m. at the Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco.

The course doesn't require a prerequisite and will feature lectures, guest speakers, student facilitation and team projects.

As part of the application packet, students must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and submit an academic transcript, along with two letters of recommendation and an essay.

Applications are available at the Center for Scholarly & Civic Engagement office in F105 at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano, or online at www.collin.edu/sla.

For more information, contact Regina Hughes at 972.881.5900 or rhughes@college.edu.

Collin College serves more than 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.