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At the President's Senior Leadership Institute, you'll gain professional development and learning experience that will prepare you for life after USD.  If selected, you will attend a kick-off retreat in October and have monthly development opportunities throughout the fall and spring. In April, you can network with USD alumni and state leaders during our capstone event. Students who attend all events and complete all requirements of the program will be recognized at the President's Celebration in University Leadership.

You must be a senior level USD student to apply. There is no cost to participants.

The program will include:

  • Kick Off Retreat (October)
  • Monthly Sessions (November, January, February, March)
    • Financial Literacy
    • Responsible Citizenship
    • Job Readiness
    • Etiquette Dinner
  • Capstone Event (April)

Participation in the program will be capped at 50 students. If you are selected, you will be notified the week of Sept. 30. Applications close September 15.

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Contact us at 605-658-3585 or if you have any questions or concerns.