2018-2019 Leadership Development Scholars Program (LDSP)

The goal of the Leadership Development Scholars Program is to provide current graduateĀ  students with authentic experiences that will help build their leadership skills. The main focus of this opportunity is to have students develop a specific project that will contribute to the professional development of their peers.

Selected LDSP Scholars for 2018-2019 are:

  • Ashley Mattheis (Communications) – Research beyond the Book: Funding and Doing Sponsored Research in the Humanities
  • Laetitia Meyrueix (Nutrition) – GradMinds: Inter & Intra-Professional Development and Collaboration
  • Amanda Tapia (Biostatistics) – Making Data Meaningful: Effectively Communicating Statistics in a Data-Driven World
  • Michael Touloupas (Dentistry) – Bridging the Gap Between Dental Education and Practice Leadership

Scholars will:

  • Implement the proposed project and evaluate outcomes during the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters.
  • Participate in a leadership workshops
  • Engage in on-going communications with other scholars and program director
  • Document reflections about their own leadership skills
  • Highlight this experience as developing transferable skills in job search

Past scholars selected and project descriptions 2016-2017

Past scholars selected and project descriptions 2015-2016

Past scholars selected and project descriptions 2014-2015

Past scholars selected and project descriptions 2013-2014