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Leadership Academy

Experience an inside view

 Learn how FGCU takes the lead in meeting social, economic and entertainment demands of Southwest Florida by getting unique, behind-the-scenes access to academic, athletics and arts programs. The annual Leadership Academy, organized by the Office of Alumni Relations. Cost to participate is $150.

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Leadership Academy

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, Leadership Academy sessions will begin Friday, July 31 and will take place virtually until safe to resume in person. 

Kayla Collier

Being a part of Leadership Academy really opened my eyes to so many more aspects of the university that I didn’t even know existed.  ”

— Kayla Collier ,'12

2017 Leadership Academy Graduate

2020 Program Highlights

  • Friday, July 31, 2020 - ATHLETICS DAY

  • Friday, August 28, 2020 - FGCU & MASTER PLAN DAY

  • Friday, September 25, 2020 – LEADERSHIP DAY

  • Friday, October 16, 2020 – THE ARTS’ DAY

  • Friday, November 6, 2020 – RESORT & HOSPITALITY/PGA DAY

  • Friday, December 4, 2020 – ENVIRONMENTAL DAY

2020 Leadership Academy Application