The Leadership Academy is a partnership between Gardner-Webb University and Isothermal Community College devoted to developing and enhancing leadership skills through training and exposure from top business leaders, behind-the-scenes tours with executives in several industries and enterprise sectors, and exercises and activities to strengthen the leader within each student.
Students interested in developing leadership skills through this program should:
Likewise, advisors and community leaders should be prepared to foster this type of environment and engagement.
To form a cohesive team dynamic and to honor the time of community leaders, advisors, and peers, all students are expected to attend all six sessions and to enter five minutes prior to the scheduled time, which will ensure the sessions begin on time.
The Leadership Academy is a 12-week program that meets bi-weekly on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and includes students from Gardner-Webb University and Isothermal Community College. Transportation to and from the institution is provided by the College’s advisor. Sessions generally include the following:
Up to ten candidates from each institution will be selected to participate in the Leadership Academy. Together, all students will meet as a single class. Complete application packets must be submitted by the dates below for consideration.
Through the support of a local foundation, all students are afforded the opportunity to participate at no cost to them.
Angelina SmithAssistant Professor, Godbold College of BusinessPhone: (704) 406-2606Email: [email protected]Office: Hamrick 108 Campus Box: 7303