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 2020 has been postponed until further notice. Application deadline has been extended to May 1.

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, April 24, 2020 – FGCU & MASTER PLAN DAY

  • Friday, May 29, 2020 – ENVIRONMENTAL DAY

  • Friday, June 26, 2020 – ATHLETICS DAY

  • Friday, July 31, 2020 – RESORT & HOSPITALITY/PGA DAY

  • Friday, August 28, 2020 – THE ARTS’ DAY

  • Friday, September 25, 2020 – LEADERSHIP DAY

2020 Leadership Academy Application