Student Leadership Program

The L.E.A.D (Learn, Engage, Apply, Develop) program is designed to train up leaders, giving students the opportunity to explore and develop their leadership potential.  These workshops are designed to prepare students for the responsibilities of leaders and service in the university and in the world.  L.E.A.D workshops are 50 minutes in length and are a blend of leadership development seminars and small group discussions and experiences.

Profiles in Leadership
Profiles in Leadership provides a unique opportunity to learn lessons of leadership from leaders in different fields. This series will include speakers who will tell their story, including Trevecca alumni and other established leaders in their various fields.  The speakers will reflect on critical choices in their personal and professional lives, sharing their experiences as a Christian leader.

Profiles in Leadership presentations all the guest speaker a one-hour session of presentation that includes a question and answer time.  Following the presentation students will have an opportunity to talk with the guest at a more informal reception.

Distinguished Leader Certificate

As a Trevecca student, you have a great opportunity to learn valuable leadership skills, network with other leaders, and grow personally and professionally--all while building up your resume!

All students are offered the opportunity to earn a Distinguished Leader Certificate showing that they have successfully completed the Trevecca Student Leadership Program.

To qualify for the Distinguished Leader Certificate, students must complete the following during the academic school year:

  • Attend a combination of 12 leadership seminars (LEAD and Profiles in Leadership)
  • Participate in at least 2 service opportunities

For more information, contact Matt Spraker, Associate Dean of Students for Community Life


Past speakers include:
Billy Montana                     Critically acclaimed Singer/Songwriter
Howard T. Wall III              VP of General Counsel and Secretary of Capella Healthcare, TNU alumnus
Carol Anne Eby                 Retired missionary, author, former TNU English Professor and TNU alumnus
Jim Van Hook                    Former CEO of Brentwood Music group and Word Entertainment
Fr. Charles Strobel           Founding Director of Room in the Inn and ordained priest
Ryan Harris                       Principal of Nolansville Elementary, TNU alumnus
Dr. Moody Gunter              Retired pastor of the Church of the Nazarene, TNU alumnus
Ole Blomberg                    Owner of Blomberg Dentistry
Senator Mae Beavers      Tennessee State Senator

Ingrid McIntyre                    Open Table Nashville