The Follett Student Leadership Center

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About us

The Follett Student Leadership Center at The University of Texas at Arlington can help you become an individual who affects change in their community through programs, workshops, and retreats, and our student organizations. Our goal is to create leaders who are inclusive, reflective, and recognize that leadership is a lifelong process and journey.

Our Mission

To cultivate leadership capacity in every student through educational programs, student organizations, and community engagement.

Our Vision

The development of inclusive, engaged, reflective leaders who positively influence the UTA, local, and global communities.

Student Experience

At The University of Texas at Arlington, success is found all over campus. Your story could be next.

Meet Ben -

Ben Erickson

The Leadership Center challenged my views of what makes a leader and allowed me to put what I learned into practice.

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Meet Isra -

Isra Qureshi

The Leadership Center has helped me understand how to show compassion and empathy in my leadership and how to connect with colleagues and peers to...

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Meet Jordon -

Jordon Drumgoole

The Follett Student Leadership Center is a great place to meet some of the most involved students and staff members on campus and is perfect starting...

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Meet Rommy -

Rommy Gomez

Alternative breaks widened my perspective of the world while providing me with friendships that have lasted far beyond the trip.

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Meet Tanner -

Tanner Nunn

The Leadership Center provided me opportunities in personal and leadership development that have helped me grow and connected me with like-minded,...

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Meet Destiny -

Destiny Aladeyelu

The resources housed within the FSLC have thoroughly enhanced my college experience, and I am grateful that I have been able to develop myself as a...

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Leadership Center Offerings

The Leadership Center offers a number of student organizations, programs, and services to help our students reach their greatest leadership capacity. Browse to learn more.

Meet Our Staff

Our full-time, professional staff is eager to empower students and to prepare them to become change agents in their communities. Each day our staff works to guide students and to coach them through the successes and challenges of their leadership journey. Our student leaders are the heart of our department. They are influencers on campus who learn and grow in their positions as they lead members of their organizations and programs to become stronger more impactful community members.

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The Follett Student Leadership Center is a part of Involvement and Engagement, which executes programs to engage students, enhance their campus experience and develop skills to foster success. Head on over to their website to discover other departments and ways to get involved.

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