The Super Leader Program is a joint effort between Missouri Southern State University and the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network to identify, cultivate and motivate future community leaders currently enrolled in college. This informative and thought provoking program introduces participants to the community and exposes them to its challenges and opportunities. In addition, Super Leaders provides a strategic curriculum to enhance participants' leadership skills. Anyone who has a genuine interest in community leadership and wants to broaden their scope of knowledge beyond their current level is encouraged to apply to the Super Leader Program.
By the end of the Super Leader Program, participants will:
Each session is different and designed to expose participants to all aspects of the day's topic. Although the preliminary schedule shows the commitment required, it is important to understand the expectation of attendance at all sessions. If you have a conflict with session dates please consider waiting to apply until next semester.
2013 Fall Program *Application Due: August 28, 2013
2014 Spring Program *Application Due: January 22, 2014
Many volunteers, sponsors and speakers work hard to make this a valuable program. Part of being a leader is following through with commitments, attendees are expected to be on time and attend the entire program each day.
No more than 12 students can participate in the Super Leader Program each semester. Each potential participant must submit a completed application and tuition payment of $25* to be considered for the program. If you are not accepted for admission, your tuition will be refunded in full. In addition to reviewing each individual's qualifications, the committee strives for a broad spectrum of experience, background and majors. *Scholarships are available to cover the application fee.
Super Leader selection is based on the following individual criteria:
To apply for an application scholarship, write a one page maximum essay on why you would like to participate in the Super Leader Program, how it could benefit you, your commitment to the program and its requirements, and how the $25 scholarship would be of benefit to you. Attach the essay with your application in lieu of the application fee and bring it to the Career Service Office on the second floor of Spiva Library.