Leadership Development
Dakota Wesleyan is a small campus, and as such, every student has the ability to discern, develop and employ his or her leadership talents. The Leadership Development Team is a group of underclassmen and new students who wish to jump right into campus culture and see what they can accomplish before taking on larger roles elsewhere in the university.

Students on the Leadership Development Team have two kinds of opportunities. First, they develop goals as a team that they seek to achieve via working in small groups. Largely, these goals aim to improve the student experience at DWU while expanding the horizons of the team members themselves. Second, the team members are given extra notification of fun events, contests and programs that they may be interested in. In this way, students get a chance to ‘try out’ different organizations to see if they may be a good fit for them. Additionally, the team members serve as the ‘go-to’ students to be asked to take on leadership roles further into their college experience.

There are no membership rules for being on the Leadership Development Team, and participation is voluntary. In this way, each team member gets to tailor his or her level of involvement to fit individual schedules, preferences and interests.

If you are interested in joining the Leadership Development Team or finding out more, contact Malik Stewart. Don’t worry if you aren’t sure exactly how you want to get involved – that’s what this group is for!

“I want to do something… I just don’t know what.”
Sound like you? Then join the Leadership Development Team, and figure out the ‘what.  

*If your program or organization would like to work with the Leadership Development Team or invite them to an event, please contact Malik Stewart.
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Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
Dakota Wesleyan University has been honored as a College of Distinction through demonstration of excellence in these areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W. University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
800-333-8506
Copyright © 2014 Dakota Wesleyan University
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