LEAD- Leadership Education And Development - is LSUS's unique inter-institutional character and leadership development academic enhancement program. The program offers LSUS students from all majors an opportunity to positively develop their personal character along with their leadership knowledge and abilities while also increasing the value of their undergraduate degree and resume. Value is added through earning a Leadership Certificate. The LEAD Certificate is a nine-hour "Leader of Character Leadership Certificate"; the certificate may be earned by successfully completing any of the courses with a total combined credit of nine or more hours.
The mission of LSUS LEAD is to develop remarkable "Leaders of Character":
- leaders imbued with the highest ideals of integrity, honor, morality, and all of the elements of Leaders of Character:
- leaders resolutely committed to positively influencing our community, society, and world.
- leaders duty-bound to quickly step up whenever and wherever character-based leadership is needed.
LEAD Core Values:
Character- above all else.
Professionalism- elevated standards of behavior.
Leadership- stepping up when someone needs to step up.
Legacy- pursuit of an enduring impact on the world.