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New UC Merced Leadership Program launching Spring 2021: Lead Pre-Health!

October 9, 2020
UC Merced is excited to announce a new leader development program for UC Merced students interested in Health professions! Presented by UC Merced Medical Education & the UC Merced Office of Leadership, Service and Career! We believe that future health-leaders, ready for...

Join us for our Fall Info Sessions! Learn about all the opportunities The Souza Leadership Center has to offer!

September 8, 2020
                              The Souza Leadership Center will be holding Info Sessions on Tuesday September 15th & Wednesday16th 2:30pm - 3:00pm to share with UC...

The Bobcat Leadership Seminar Fall 2020 Sessions Are Now Open!

September 3, 2020
The Bobcat Leadership Seminar (BLS) is great for students interested in learning more exploring their identities and leaders and getting more involved in leadership at UC Merced and beyond. We welcome all students, whether you are continuing your leadership journey, or you've...

The 2020 UC Merced Leadership Conference is Sept. 25-27th!

August 15, 2020
The 2020 UC Merced Leadership Conference is 3-day Virtual Experience! The conference takes place on September 25 - September 27th. CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL CONFERENCE PAGE!   Sincerely, the 2020 UC Merced Leadership Conference Planning Committee  ...

Calling all students! Are you willing to Rise to the Challenge?

July 13, 2020
Calling all students! Are you willing to Rise to the Challenge? Dear UC Merced Bobcats,  We are calling all UC Merced students and student organizations to "Rise to the Challenge" by submitting their ideas for how we can address a community issue of your choosing...

Summer 2020 Programming Registration now Open!

June 10, 2020
THRIVE: Leadership Development Program | Summer 2020 The Souza Center is pleased to announce THRIVE, a  4-session leadership development program being offered this summer to help our students, not just survive, but thrive as leaders and as individuals. We will focus on confidence-...

The Souza Leadership Center – Leadership Workshops for May 2020!

May 4, 2020
The Souza Leadership Center – Leadership Workshops for May 2020! Are you prepared to lead? Every Bobcat has the potential. Now, let’s make sure you reach your potential.  Attend just one session, or join them all! It’s up to you.   The Souza Leadership Center...

GUIDE: Remote Leadership for Student Organizations - Now Available!

April 7, 2020
The Margo F. Souza Student Leadership Center at UC Merced is committed to the continued success of all the dedicated student organization leaders who are working to ensure their organizations finish this academic year strong despite the many complex challenges they face during this time. We offer...

2020 Leadership Awards Nominations Now Open!

March 24, 2020
2020 Leadership Awards Nominations Now Open!   Dear UC Merced Bobcats,    The Leadership Awards is an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate leadership by individuals at UC Merced. Whether you are an educator, supervisor, advisor, peer...

The Souza Center's New Womxn's Leadership Program! EMPOWER!

February 4, 2020
The Souza Leadership Center is excited to announce the launching of our new Womxn's leadership program!! EMPOWER EMPOWER: Womxn's Leadership Development Program is a 6-week leadership training development for UC Merced Students who identify as womxn. Participants of...