ESF Student Leadership Opportunities
For information on any leadership opportunity, contact:
Laura D. Crandall, MS
Director of Student Involvement & Leadership
14 Bray Hall
Sarah Houck, MS
Coordinator of Student Involvement & Leadership
14 Bray Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210
Emerging Leaders Series
Open to all first-years and sophomores interested in gaining leadership experience, The Emerging Leaders Workshop series is a 6-week program that meets once a week to help prepare students for leadership roles both on and off campus. The program is highly recommended for students hoping to apply to be an Orientation Leader, Resident Advisor, or executive position on campus, as well as anyone searching for internships.
Engaged Leaders Series (Conversations About Race and Ethnicity)
This is a new, advanced level leadership series focus on race and ethnicity for a 4-week program. It is open to all students and no pre-requisite is required, although past leadership experiences are strongly preferred. It will be facilitated by professional staff who facilitate the CARE program at Syracuse University.
GOLD Leadership Certificate ProgramGrowing Opportunities for Leadership Development
The GOLD program empowers students to voluntarily participate in and complete a tiered leadership development program. Learn more:
Leadership Empowerment Retreat
Every Fall, student leaders take a trip to ESF's beautiful Newcomb campus where they participate in activities, workshops, and games that teach leadership skills and promote bonding.
Orientation Leaders (OLs)
Every year, 50 students are trained to welcome the freshmen into college life. Participating in Orientation has become a beloved tradition, essential to the culture at ESF.
Throughout the year, workshops and mini conferences are held to cover several topics ranging from public speaking skills to collaboration. Special guests and leadership professionals are often invited to facilitate these events.