Student Leadership & Development

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Our Mission

Student Leadership and Development (SLD) is committed to enhancing the learning environment at Stanislaus State. To facilitate this mission we provide students with co-curricular learning and leadership development opportunities.

Leadership Programs

Warrior Leadership Program

The Warrior Leadership Program is open to all Stan State students. Students can attend workshops and experiences throughout the academic year in two different pathways, Emerging Leaders or Advanced Leaders, to become a Stan State Certified Student Leader.  Workshops are designed to help students develop and refine leadership skills in six different leadership themed areas.

  • Leadership Development
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Wellness
  • Citizenship
  • Warrior Spirit
  • Career Development

The Emerging Leaders Pathway:

  • Attend four (4) workshops
  • Complete ten (10) hours of community service
  • Submit a written relection
  • Complete a Career Portfolio

The Advanced Leaders Pathway:

  • Attend six (6) workshops, one from each leadership theme
  • Complete twenty (20) hours of community service
  • Submit a written relection
  • Complete a Career Portfolio

All workshops and experiences will be documented through WarriorHub and Portfolium, which will help you build a Co-Curricular Transcript and make you more marketable when you are looking for employment.

Students who complete either pathway will earn a certificate and be recognized at the Annual Student leadership Awards.  Students who complete the Advanced Leaders pathway will also earn a graduation stole.

For more information about the Warrior Leadership Program, attend an information session or contact Student Leadership & Development at (209) 667-3778 /

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Leadership Conference

Dr. Marvalene Hughes

Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th, 2018.  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Dr. Marvalene Hughes Leadership Conference will focus on individual leadership skills, group dynamics, experiential development, and service learning.  It will help you discover and gain the knowledge to cultivate your leadership style.

The first day will consist of an inaugural keynote address with Dr. Marvalene Hughes, featured speakers, and breakout sessions on leaderhip skills, student organizations, public speaking, career development and more.

The second day will include both a ropes course and service learning experience.  Those who attend the conference will earn the Dr. Marvalene Hughes Leadership certificate. The certificate will recognize your commitment to inspire and change the world, while doing service for others in your communities.

Space is limited- Applications will be available Tuesday, August 27th and are due Wednesday, September 18th  

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NSO Leaders New Student Orientation (NSO)

NSO is a program for incoming Stanislaus State students designed to provide you with information about University requirements, general education requirements, major academic advising and student programs and services. Each NSO includes informational sessions with a variety of Stanislaus State staff and faculty to assist you with academic advising and course registration. Your attendance and participation in your New Student Orientation will greatly enhance your educational experience at Stanislaus State. By the end of the day, you will have a general understanding of the campus.

Student Organizations & Greek Life

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There are over 100 organizations, ranging from academic, political, pre-professional, social, fraternities & sororities, cultural, religious and a lot more! Plus with 10 sororities, 6 fraternities and 1 co-ed fraternity to choose from there is something for everyone.





Student Leadership Awards

The Student Leadership Awards will take place on May 1st 2020. This is an event in which President Junn, the Vice President for Student Affairs and the AVPSA/Dean of Students will acknowledge and present 12 awards to students or organizations that go beyond the call of duty to help their community, peers, organization, and school. Organizations are also awarded at this event for their school spirit, achievements and contribution to the community. If you wish to nominate an individual or group please submit the following nomination form (.pdf) to the Office of Student Leadership & Development no later than Monday, April 6, 2020 at 5pm.


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