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August 04, 2020

(CLL) — UC Davis, The Grove. Prior to the pandemic, crowds of students pass this modest building on their way to class — many of them not sparing a glance as they sprint to their 8am. But, tucked neatly away past its lowly lit hallways is a tiny room with a big mission.

Targeting UC Davis undergrads, the Center for Leadership Learning aims to educate and cultivate the next generation of leaders.

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June 04, 2020

The Center for Leadership Learning stands in solidarity with the Black and African American community and strongly denounces the abuse of power by law enforcement and positional leaders who cultivate and perpetuate systemic oppression and racism. 

Following the death of George Floyd by the hands of Minnesota Police officers, among so many other Black Americans for decades, and the protests we all see, literally around the world, we, as a society, are presented with a choice. 

Do we take action or do we continue down the same path?

The Motivation You Needed

April 24, 2020

“12:30!?” I exclaimed to myself after waking up and grabbing my phone to check the time. I stared at my phone in disbelief because of how late I had slept and how half the day was already gone. So much for getting my stuff together. As I scrolled through the notifications, I saw a list of Canvas notifications. At that moment, I felt the stress but had no motivation to get up and complete the assignments. So instead, I continued laying in my bed scrolling through Instagram, watching Tiger King, and wasting more time. 

DLDP: A One-Of-A-Kind Experience

April 01, 2020

My first time hearing about the Center for Leadership Learning and the Diversity Leadership Development Program was through an announcement from one of the clubs I joined. It went something along the lines of this: “If anyone is interested in a leadership program that involves receiving 2 academic units, a leadership certificate, and a program that teaches you about the importance of leadership, diversity, and inclusion, then I encourage you to join DLDP, a program offered by the Center for Leadership Learning.” After hearing this announcement, I noticed my ears were perked up.

Learn What it's Like to be a CLL Volunteer

March 11, 2020

Did you know the CLL offers volunteer experience? Having volunteer experience will set you apart in the job market or graduate school applications. It will also provide you with essential skills that will enhance your academic career. Volunteer experience displays interest beyond academics. It will help you gain confidence and help you market your soft and hard skills.

SLDP Students Fight Food Insecurity on Campus

May 14, 2019

Throughout Winter and Spring Quarter, members of the Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP) have been working hard to put their learning to action. An important aspect of the certificate program, is a group project in which students must work together to help make an influential impact on the UC Davis campus.

‘The Grocery Girls,’ comprised of SLDP members, Shaye Spani, Elsie Villanueva, Sara Helms, and Alayna Gerstel, embrace the group project as a platform to help end food insecurity on campus.

Professionalism, Leadership, and CLL

May 09, 2019

As college students, some of us are eager to enter the professional world and some are a little nervous. What exactly do employers and recruiters want to see from us?  

SLDP Students Spread Positivity and Mindfulness around Campus

May 06, 2019

Throughout Winter and Spring Quarter, members of the Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP) have been working hard to put their learning to action. An important aspect of the certificate program is a group project in which students must work together to help make an influential impact on the UC Davis campus.

SLDP group members, Vasudha Chugh, Thanadee Amornkasemwong, and Mai Xiong, have taken advantage of the unique opportunity to enact change on campus by creating a project that involves initiatives to illuminate awareness for mental health, wellness, and mindfulness.

UC Davis Wins First Place in 2019 Collegiate Leadership Competition

April 24, 2019

Congratulations to the members of the UC Davis team for winning first place in the 2019 Collegiate Leadership Competition!

If you have not been following along with the Center for Leadership Learning’s latest articles and social media posts, the CLL, in partnership with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, sponsored a team to represent UC Davis in the 2019 Collegiate Leadership Competition.

Learning from Leading

April 07, 2019

In order to encourage students to apply for 2019-2020 Center for Leadership Learning internships, several current interns took time to share some perspective about their own experience.

Support UC Davis in the Collegiate Leadership Competition

February 28, 2019

The Center for Leadership Learning is proud to sponsor a team, in partnership with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, to represent UC Davis in the 2019 Collegiate Leadership Competition!

Meet the 2019 ALW! Conference Keynote Speaker

December 06, 2018

The Center for Leadership Learning is excited to welcome Alejandro Covarrubias as the Keynote Speaker for the Aggies Lead the Way! 2019 Undergraduate Leadership Conference.

Learn from Others with Different Points of View through DLDP

November 21, 2018

The Center for Leadership Learning offers the Diversity Leadership Development Program (DLDP) for undergraduates to explore concepts related to leadership, diversity, and inclusion. DLDP participants will earn two academic units over a two-quarter duration during winter and spring, a certificate of completion signed by the UC Davis' Chancellor and Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education, and build strong peer and mentor connections by attending a weekly class seminar.