Leadership U

by EMMA GABBERT, CSU Public Relations Assistant


Leadership U is a student-directed organization at Minnesota State University, Mankato that aims to provide students with the leadership skills necessary to be an effective leader across campus. 

As a part of student activities, a group of six students creates leadership workshops with a wide variety of topics to address the multiple aspects of being a great student leader. Minahil Khan, a member of the Leadership U student board, shares why she chose to get involved with the program.

“I joined Leadership U because I get the chance to not just learn about leadership myself, but to teach others to help us grow together.”

Minahil Khan, Leadership U Student Board Member

Leadership U holds leadership workshops every Tuesday from 5 – 6 p.m. in CSU 245. Each week, a student from the leadership board will present an aspect of leadership valuable to students. The rest of the semester schedule is as follows:

Follow-Through – October 29

Responding to Change – November 5

Resiliency – November 11

End of Semester Celebration – November 19

Everyone is welcome. Simply show up and reap the rewards of the program! presented by the board of student leaders!

“They [leadership workshops] are open to anyone. You don’t have to be in a leadership role in order to attend or benefit from them.”

Emi Menk, the Assistant Director for RSOs, Leadership, and Nontraditional Students at Minnesota State University, Mankato

To find out more information about Leadership U, you can go to https://mnsumankato.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/leadership-u This page will give you an overview of the organization’s events, missions, and goals for the academic year. 

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