Southeast Missouri State University

Lead Community

The President’s Leadership Academy (PLA) is a selective program for 15-20 of Southeast’s most outstanding upperclass student leaders. Through PLA, participants learn to use their leadership expertise to give back to the Southeast campus and local community. Participants work with a community mentor to propose, develop, and implement a project to impact the Southeast campus or surrounding area. Graduates receive a certificate at the end of the program.

Application Process

To apply for PLA, a student must be nominated by a faculty or staff member. Staff/faculty members will be receiving more information about the nomination process in February 2013. Each student that is nominated will be sent more information including application procedures. Staff/faculty nominations are due by 5:00p.m. on March 1, 2013. Student applications are due by 5:00p.m. on March 25, 2013. If necessary, interviews will be held the week of April 1st.

For more information, please e-mail or call (573) 651-2280.