Leadership Programs

The Vision

Georgia College will be a nationally preeminent university where leaders are formed through scholarship, public service, and community engagement. 

The Mission

The Georgia College Office of Leadership Programs aims to empower GC students in forging meaningful connections to their communities and world. Through curricular programs, co-curricular experiences, and individual consulting, the faculty and staff of Leadership Programs work to equip students as conscientious and engaged citizens and to serve as leaders for the public good. 

Why does leadership matter?

1. Leadership skills last a lifetime. 

These skills enable you to succeed during college and in your career. Learning how to establish trust, build relationships, form a team, communicate ideas, empower others, innovate, and make decisions enable you to lead others competently.

2. The impact is real.

Effective leadership makes a meaningful difference in the quality of work you do and it changes the lives of those you work with.

3. The need is great. 

Leadership is needed in all sectors of society. Leadership does not depend on your major. We need teachers, nurses, entrepreneurs, scientists, public servants, non-profit directors, and many other professionals capable of effectively working with others to create positive change.

4. The opportunity is here.

 It is not the case that you either have these skills or you don’t; leadership can be learned. You simply need the desire to learn, a passion for your work, and the willingness to put in effort.

We have opportunities here at Georgia College for you to start – or continue – your personal leadership journey.

Emerging Leaders

Personalize your leadership trajectory and learn to accomplish it.

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Leadership Certificate Program (LCP)

Learn skills in class, then put them into action.

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Georgia Education Mentorship (GEM)

See how leadership is more a than position; It's using your position to help others.

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Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK)

Join a national network of leaders.

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Inspire Forum

Inspire! Student Leadership Forum

Engage with and network with notable business professionals and non-profit leaders.

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If you have questions about any of the programs, please contact:

Dr. Harold Mock
Director of Leadership Programs and Assistant Professor of History
206 Lanier Hall | 478-445-1227 | harold.mock@gcsu.edu | Campus Box 128

Home Page: gcsu.edu/leadership
Email: leadership.programs@gcsu.edu
Facebook: facebook.com/GCInspire
Instagram: instagram.com/gcleadership/