Leadership Studies


Graduate Certificate in Organization Development

New Graduate Certificate in Organization Development
USM's leadership team

USM team wins New England Regional Collegiate Leadership Competition

A six-member team of University of Southern Maine students — ranging in age from the 20s to their 50s — once again took home the top prize at the New England Regional Collegiate Leadership Competition. Their competitors included Southern New Hampshire University, Southern Maine Community College, the University of Maine, Boston University and New York University.

Graduate Student Travel Course: International Leadership Association's (ILA) 20th Annual Global Conference

Graduate Leadership Studies Travel Course: ILA Global Conference, Oct. 24-27, 2018, in West Palm Beach
Dan Jenkins

USM's Dan Jenkins to be honored for work to nurture leadership

On March 6, Jenkins will be presented with the Dr. Susan Komives Research Award by the NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Jenkins honored with Distinguished Scholar Award by Association of Leadership Educators

Dan Jenkins, chair of USM’s Leadership Studies Department, was honored with the Distinguished Scholar Award at the 27th Annual Association of Leadership Educators Conference.
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International Leadership Association's (ILA) 19th Annual Global Conference

Graduate students in the MLS program are invited to attend the 19th Annual Global Conference of the International Leadership Association in Brussels, Belgium!

PAUSE for Pedagogy Article

Mary Anne Peabody and Tara Grey Coste discuss the multiplier effect seen when utilizing the expressive arts as leadership pedagogy during group study abroad experiences. Article is accompanied by a video interview with the two authors.
USM Chamber Singers performing on the December episode of "The USM Update"

Replay: 'The USM Update' 12/5/2016

Take a walk down "Avenue Q," head to South Africa to learn about "The Montagu Project" and hear a performance from the USM Chamber Singers on the December episode of "The USM Update."
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USM Travel Program: Leadership in the UK - Spring/Summer 2017

Interested in studying in the UK? This travel course will help you put your leadership skills to the test while visiting England and Scotland for ten days.

Student Leaders in South Africa

The 2016 Montagu Project Delegates reflect on the leadership skills learned and used while in South Africa.