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Events and Opportunities

Here’s how Wake Forest students and others can plug in to Leadership and Character:

  • 🚗 D.C. Road Trip For Spring Break: Come with us for a five-day trip to our nation’s capital to see leadership, character, and art up close. Apply here.
  • ✏️ Spring Semester Courses: Learn more about classes being offered in conjunction with Leadership & Character.
  • 👋🏽 Meet our Leadership and Character Ambassadors: Say hello when you see them around campus.
  • 👍🏽 Follow us on social media: We’re on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and now TikTok!

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The Program for Leadership and Character inspires, educates, and empowers leaders of character to serve humanity. Through innovative teaching, creative programming, and cutting-edge research, we aim to transform the lives of students, foster an inclusive culture of leadership and character at Wake Forest, and catalyze a broader public conversation that places character at the center of leadership.

Over the last decade, Wake Forest faculty have become leading experts in the study of character. The Program for Leadership and Character is now using this groundbreaking research to develop creative, liberal arts-based programming to transform the lives of our students.

We are excited to share who we are and what we aspire to do. We hope you will join us in this effort.

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We teach courses on leadership and character and equip others to develop relevant courses.

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Undergraduate Programming

Our outside-the-classroom programs equip students to develop the character needed to lead with integrity.

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Professional Schools

Our efforts in the professional schools prepare students to become leaders and professionals of character.

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We host conferences to facilitate broader reflection on leadership and character beyond Wake Forest.

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Learn more about yourself and others through a Call to Conversation.

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We use rigorous research to assess our programs and share our results.

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