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Undergraduate Admission

Learn to Lead

What makes someone a great leader? What leadership characteristics do others most admire? What are your strengths as a leader, and what areas do you want to improve?

Leadership 101 Summer Program 
June 21-27, 2020
University of Dayton campus

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During this one-week, residential learning experience, students will gain an understanding of the foundations of leadership, assess their own leadership behavior to determine their unique leadership style and create a personal leadership development plan. This highly interactive session includes in-depth discussions, collaborative exchange of ideas, classes, guest speakers and immersive site visits. Students will learn about the specific behaviors and actions of exemplary leadership; how to develop, lead, and participate in highly effective teams; and examine how critical skills such as communication, self-awareness, and conflict resolution impact leadership and their ability to lead others.

In addition to these experiences, students will also have the opportunity to compete for up to $40,000 in UD scholarship dollars by participating in a leadership development competition. 

In addition to these experiences, students will also have the opportunity to compete for up to $40,000 in UD scholarship dollars by participating in a leadership development competition. 

Application & Program Cost

Rising high school juniors and seniors.
Rising first-year college students.

Applying for Leadership 101 is easy and is completed through our online application form, which will be available on this web page when the application opens in February.  

Once you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions on how to send in your official high school transcript. 

After your official high school transcript is received, your application will be reviewed.  If accepted, students will be notified via email with further instructions, post-acceptance paperwork and payment directions.

Space is limited.   

We reserve the right to cancel the program due to low enrollment at any point.


Cost is $1,650 (covers instruction, course credit, class materials, meals, housing and excursion fees).

Further instructions for payment will be communicated to each student upon acceptance into the program including $200 deposit. 


Leadership 101 Summer Program 2020 welcomes International students!

Interested students should connect with the International Group of Education Transfer's (IGET) Consultant, Prof. Moji Bakare-Odunola or contact her via email at odunola.moji1@gmail.com.

Program Cost - $3,000 USD , includes housing and meals (June 21-27, 2020 only), instruction, class materials, and excursion fees. 

Early Arrival/Late Departure additional $250 per day.

Program Benefits:

  • Students will learn how to develop, lead, and participate in highly effective teams.
  • The training will help students to revive their passion and give them clarity about their future goals.
  • Students will learn how they can be future leaders in their community, nation, and the world at large.
  • Students will have the opportunity to learn and identify effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Students will acquire greater capacity for goal achievement.
  • Students will learn to enhance their problem-solving skills.
  • Students will have the opportunity to compete for up to $40,000 in UD Scholarships.
  • The training will help students ot focus their energy on positive activities, leading to increasing self-worth and the development of skills relevant to their success in adulthood.

Paper program applications only. Contact Professor Odunola. 


For program-related inquiries, contact Madeline Weiler, Assistant Director, Leadership Programs at weilerm2@udayton.edu.

For more information about the application process: summerprograms@udayton.edu.


CONTACT

Office of Admission and Financial Aid

Albert Emanuel Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1602
800-837-7433
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