Engagement, Service and Leadership Opportunities

Civic engagement and leadership encompasses active citizenship, community involvement, advocacy, awareness of social issues and injustices, and the development of personal and social responsibility.


Student Ambassador Employee Program – The student ambassador employee program gives students hands on training and experience with communication, tactful listening, conflict management, customer service, tour facilitation and leadership.

Office of the Vice President of Student Services

Student Senate – Student Senate give students in the opportunity to be involved in hands on learning organizational structure, college issues, political process, decision making, budgeting, allocating and leadership among other things.

Unaffiliated with an office or department

Phi Theta Kappa – Phi Theta Kappa provides students the opportunity to work on Co-curricular programs that focus upon the Society’s Hallmark of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship.

Thunderbird Student Leadership Institute – This four-week institute selects exemplary students to be involved in foundational experiences involving many topics and tools to further leadership skills for future success.

National Society of Leadership and Success (contact: Nick Whipps, advisor; Linda Toohey, sponsor) – The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation’s leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world.