Leadership Fellows 2017

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The 2017 class of Leadership Fellows having fun at their leadership training.

Program Overview

UB Sustainability is pleased to announce the Education and Leadership Fellows in Sustainability (ELFS) program as part of the Change Agents Scholar Initiative. ELFS will have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in leadership and project management by working directly with the UB Sustainability Office. ELFS will also have exclusive access to funding available to support projects.

Benefits of becoming an ELF

  1. Professional experience: Fellows will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience by working collaboratively to implement projects during Spring Semester.
  2. Leadership Training: Fellows will have an opportunity to participate in an intensive, off-campus leadership development retreat, along with the chance to network with sustainability professionals and participate in ongoing skill development by working with local, regional and national leaders.
  3. Rigorous selection: Students will work with fellow top preforming students with a strong interest in and/or experience with community engagement and an interest in developing their leadership skills.
  4. Commitment: Fellows are expected to contribute to projects during Spring Semester and to Earth Week events. Time spent as a fellow may, in some cases be used to fulfill other experiential learning requirements where appropriate. 

Snapshot of Spring Semester Schedule of Activities