“The mission of the student leader program is to provide students with an opportunity to become self-directed student leaders through developing academic and professional work experience. The student voice and creativity is an integral part to the growth of this position. A cohesive team is developed between the professor, students and community.”
A student leader is someone who is self-motivated to work independently on projects designed by the professor and gain professional work experience. The student leader’s voice is highly valued and integrated. Their purpose is to assist and shadow the professor in accomplishing duties such as teaching, researching, curriculum development, web development, service-learning outreach, social media, training, conference presenting, publishing, business writing, and much more. Through the course of this program, the student leader may develop a reciprocal partnership with current students in Dr. Perry’s class, Dr. Perry, community partners, professionals, etc.
The student leaders’ voice is at the center of this leadership practicum, and all student leaders should be creative, organized, and able to work on their own and as a team.
Service-Learning student leaders work directly with the community and focus on service-learning outreach projects.
For the communication 339 practicum (student leader program), students will earn three credits (two credits in summer quarter) and work 10 hours per week.
Interested in learning more? See the position announcement for further details.
What is a Student Leader: Student Leader Articles
Student Leader Position Announcement (Click here)
Student Leader Brochure (Click here)
Album of Dr. Perry with Student leaders (Click here)
Student Leader Video Testimonials (Click here)
Student Leader Probationary Assignment (Click here)
Sample Student Leader Projects
Teila Evans – NCBWF Timeline PDF (International Opportunity)
Kurtis Loo – NCBWF Brochure PDF (International Opportunity)
Deena Lee – Professional Communication 318 CommunityPartner Brochure PDF
Danny Kesl – disAbility Awareness Week Video
Chris Gil – Student Leader Intro Assignment Video
Jessica Ramirez – Student Leader Slideshow
“IF YOUR ACTIONS INSPIRE OTHERS TO DREAM MORE, LEARN MORE, DO MORE AND BECOME MORE, YOU ARE A LEADER.”
– JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
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