Leadership Studies


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.
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Leadership Team Brings Home National Prize

A seven-member group of USM students brought home the top prize in the second annual Collegiate Leadership Competition, a national competition aimed at testing their abilities as teammates and leaders.

LOS Classes in Portland

LOS classes to be offered in-person on the Portland campus!
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Spring 2016 Collegiate Leadership Competition opportunity for LOS undergraduate students! (Elective credit available!)

Looking for an LOS Elective or challenging, developmental extracurricular experience for the Spring 2016 academic term? Looking to stretch your leadership skills, behaviors, and cognitive competencies to the limit? Please consider the 2nd Annual Collegiate Leadership Competition!