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Explore what leadership means to you

Leadership Connect programs offer a variety of ways for all Virginia Tech students to explore their personal leadership development and how that can relate to their sense of purpose. These experiences range from retreats to self-paced learning opportunities.

Leadership Connections Retreat

This two-day virtual leadership retreat is a unique, interactive opportunity to explore what leadership means to you and how it intertwines with your purpose. You'll connect with new people over shared interests through personal reflection, discussions, and a collaborative group project.

Throughout this experience, you'll learn more about your personal leadership style and how your identities, values, behaviors, and assumptions inform your approach to leadership.

This experience is for undergraduate and graduate students of any major who are interested in learning more about leadership or exploring their leadership style on a deeper level.

30-Day Leadership Challenge

Are you ready to flex your leadership muscles? This challenge will have you reflect and learning to engage leadership into all areas of your life including personal values and identity to well-being.

Every week you’ll have a set of challenges to complete focused on strengthening your leadership skills and values. The activities will range from a short reflection, watching a video, or discussing with your friends about leadership.

You will also be able to stay connected, support and complete the challenges with other participants through a slack channel.

Participants will receive a journal and VT Engage t-shirt for participating. For each challenge completed challenge participants will be entered into a drawing for a mystery prize!


Questions or requests for accommodations

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation for any of these opportunities, welcome! Please contact Jes Davis at or (540) 231-6947 during regular business hours at least five business days prior to the event. 

All other questions about these programs can be directed to Jes. We look forward to having you participate in our programs!