Leadership Exploration and Development for the UH Community
Housed within the Center for Student Involvement, LeadUH provides an accessible, engaging, and customizable leadership training program for the UH community by highlighting the wealth of academic, professional, and personal development resources across campus.
Each leadership program has separate completion requirements that will assist students by improving their abilities to articulate their leadership skills.
Our leadership programs are offered from faculty & staff from across campus which introduces students to various aspects of leadership in multiple departments. In turn, campus offices have the opportunity to design specialty programs, highlighting skill sets in their fields and gain more access to the diverse student population of UH. For more information about how your department can collaborate with our leadership program, please contact us at (832) 842-6253.
Catalyst is a one-day, intensive leadership program designed to help student leaders at UH find their unique path to becoming a stronger, more authentic leader. Students will explore their own leadership potential, while developing a strong network with other student leaders from across campus. Catalyst provides both new and established leaders the opportunity to connect at a deeper level- with themselves, their work, and with the UH community.
The Ignite program is a foundational leadership development program for UH students who want to develop their leadership skills, confidence, and be a part of a positive leadership community. Through teaching core competencies and building self- awareness the program aims to inspire and empower like-minded students at the University of Houston to be involved campus leaders.
Learning to lead yourself is just as important as learning to lead others. Through Lead WELL, students will learn the importance of self-care and balance as it relates to leadership. Topics such as time management, stress management, self-care and more will be explored. Development of these skills are crucial to a healthy life and organization.
Discover your career path and connect with employers during one on one career counseling sessions, career panels, employer mock-interviews, and networking events. Throughout the semester University Career Services offers walk-in hours, and weekly workshops for more tips and tools to explore your path to success!
Student Organization Leadership Development (SOLD) sessions are available to provide foundational education for student organization leaders or aspiring leaders to effectively manage and lead their organizations. Students are able to gain insight and expertise from others around the UH Community while discovering their abilities in areas such as decision making, money management, goal-setting, event planning and more.
The Student Organization Leadership and Advancement Retreat (SOLAR) is a half-day, comprehensive strength-based learning experience for student leaders of Registered Student Organizations. SOLAR is offered exclusively to Student Leaders of Registered Student Organizations. The retreat will provide understanding of students’ personal strengths, talents, and show students how to apply what they have learned in a personal and professional environment.
RISE is an introductory (level 1) diversity certificate program for students. The program provides engaging workshops and programs aimed at increasing students’ knowledge and understanding of their own culture and the culture of others. Improvement in these areas enhance students’ ability to effectively engage and work with diverse populations.
The Empower Women’s Leadership Conference provides the opportunity for students to build their leadership presence, understand gender-related leadership issues, and build a foundation for continued leadership development and success. Through this conference, students will explore topics such as women’s leadership, gender roles, and intersectionality.
LGBTQ Resource Center offers an ally leadership program, for all students. The program provides engaging workshops and programs that increase students’ knowledge and understanding of the lives of LGBTQ people. Students will also gain skills in how to be an effective ally to the LGBTQ community. Improvement in these areas enhance students’ ability to effectively engage and work with diverse populations.
Source of Strength (SOS) is a leadership program designed for students who are members of the Cougars in Recovery community. This semester-long mentoring program will help participants develop their leadership in the areas of their academics, the community, and their personal leadership style.