Leadership Programs

Aspire provides first year students with an opportunity to meet, learn from and network with student leaders, faculty and staff. Aspire members will learn about themselves and their leadership style, focus on strengthening leadership skills, and building relationships. Throughout this program, members will learn about ways to get involved in Student Life at UAH.

2015 Aspire Application  (Available Fall 2014)
**Requires one reference


Empower provides second year students with the skills and connections to become a campus leader.  Empower will develop a group of young collegians to support current campus activities and create a pool of qualified individuals to serve our campus community as leaders in a variety of organizations such as SGA, ACE, and Lancers.

Empower Application (Available Spring 2016)
**Requires two references


Impact provides junior level students with the opportunity to take their leadership development to the next level.  Impact will prepare students to effectively lead their respective campus organizations and work within the community.  Students will also gain a global perspective through exploring diversity within leadership and understanding cultural influences. 

Impact Application (Available Spring 2016)
**Requires two references


Lead provides seniors with the opportunity to conclude their journey in leadership development on campus.  Students will network with alumni, explore leadership opportunities within their field and community, and prepare for life after college.  Lead will also allow these students to gain perspectives on how to be successful leaders as young professionals.

Lead Application (Available Spring 2016)
**Requires two references




  • Minimum GPA:  2.5
  • High standards of personal integrity
  • Demonstrated campus involvement
  • Record of school and personal achievements
  • Commitment of necessary time and effort to complete the program
  • Representation from a cross-section of the campus population