Leadership Development

A Five Quad Ambulance volunteer smiles as she hands off a duffel bag and grabs another as the group loads up an ambulance with donated supplies.


Whether you are looking to start your journey from the beginning or want to address a particular skill or deficiency, the Center can support you or your organization as you strive to meet your goals.

The Center's "Core Leadership Competency" framework provides a roadmap for leadership development. Our services and programs include:

  • Leadership Workshops: Targeted, competency-focused workshop programs for student leaders, student staff and professionals

  • Leadership Coaching: One-on-one or small cohort sessions program with individualized support and development

  • Champions for a Cause: Servant leadership programs connecting student organizations and departments with aligned community organizations and their cause

  • Leadership Academy: An invite-only cohort of incoming students who participate in a weekly leadership development program designed to prepare them to be successful leaders on campus, in the community and in their future careers

  • UAlbany VotesA non-partisan committee of student leaders, faculty, staff and University partners that works to promote a culture of civic engagement across our campuses

  • Engage UAlbany: Portal for posting and finding requests for UAlbany volunteers by interest, date, location and organization in the Capital Region

The Center advises several student organizations, including:

Additionally, the Center supports the School of Education's Department of Educational Policy & Leadership’s Leadership Minor, which is an 18-credit opportunity open to students of all majors.