Empowered to Lead
Leadership is a demanding call. While some people are “born leaders,” others need guidance and the right kinds of opportunities to discover their leadership qualities and realize their potential. At Marywood University, our mission espouses “the belief that education empowers people.” In the Student Activities and Leadership Development Office (SALD), this belief is demonstrated every day, both by the students who answer the call to lead and by the staff members who guide them on this journey.
Some of the signature events and opportunities that relate to our core value of Empowerment, which also highlight student leadership, include the CONQUER Student Leadership Conference (November 4), the National Society of Leadership and Success (ongoing each semester), and the Student Government Association (ongoing goals and collaboration). Additionally, Marywood students attend and present at the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA), traditionally held in late October.
Kim Coleman, Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development (SALD), notes, “Overall, our student employees and student leaders have much autonomy over their projects, allowing them to feel empowered to make a difference and take ownership. The SALD Office challenges our students to do their
Community Leadership Celebration to Honor Mary Ellen McDonough '73
During the celebration, Mrs. McDonough will receive the University’s Lead On Award, in recognition of her dedicated service as both a Certified Prevention Specialist and as a community volunteer leader.
Fall 2023 Dean’s List Announced
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Marywood Receives Library Excellence in Access and Diversity Award
Marywood University received the Library Excellence in Access and Diversity (LEAD) Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine.