Leadership Programs


The Office of Leadership Programs offers extensive resources to help your organization develop successful leadership retreats and training, consultants to help solve your organizational problems, and access to experiential leadership exercises, including the on-campus Ropes Course.

Please contact Ralph Gigliotti with any questions about leadership programs at Villanova University.

Villanova Leadership Academy

The Villanova University Office of Student Development invites you to register for our FREE Villanova Leadership Academy.

Seven Leadership Academy workshops will take place on Fridays from 1:30–2:30 pm at the beginning of each semester. Participants will receive a certificate upon completing the program.

Click here to register for the Villanova Leadership Academy.

Omicron Delta Kappa - the National Leadership Honor Society

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Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, will be accepting applications for junior and senior student leaders who maintain a GPA at or above 3.50. Application information will be available at the beginning of the semester. 

Questions: E-mail us at ODK

Villanova Toastmasters

Would you like to be a more effective leader and public speaker? Consider attending our Toastmasters Open House  - dates are forthcoming! Please visit http://www.toastmasters.org/ for more information regarding the international organization. You may also e-mail the executive board at toastmasters@villanova.edu.

Click here for additional resources on strengthening your communication skills:  http://www.rntobsn.org/resources/oral-communication-skills/.

Villanova Challenge Course

"Challenges are opportunities to discover your strengths."  Two-hour Challenge Course sessions occur between Mondays and Fridays and are free to all student groups!  Contact lori.blake@villanova.edu.

The Challenge Course is also available to non-Villanova groups.  Contact lori.blake@villanova.edu for details.

Student Leadership Coach

Does your student organization need some extra training in any of the following areas:  group motivation, teamwork, communication, goal setting, or running a meeting?  Click here to request a Leadership Coach to work with your group!

Spotlight on Leadership Lecture

Joseph P. Clancy

Acting Director of the US Secret Service

Wednesday, February 11
4:30 pm, Villanova Room
Register today at villanovatix.com

Does your organization need leadership support?

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Does your organization need some extra training in any of the following areas: group motivation, teamwork, communication, goal setting, or running a meeting?

Contact Ralph Gigliotti to request support from a Student Leadership Coach.