When I signed up to participate in the Close Family Emerging Leaders Program I expected to add some more lines to my resume, I didn't expect to change my whole view on leadership.
— Annalise Bowen
Applications for Spring 2024 are open now!
Applications for the Spring 2024 cohort of CFELP are open until January 29th at 5:00P! To submit an application, click HERE.
What is CFELP?
CFELP is a one semester, eight-week workshop series where students discover and explore their strengths, develop authentic leadership, and learn how to lead with others.
Who Should Participate?
All students are welcome to participate, but CFELP content is most beneficial to first-year, sophomore, or transfer students who wish to enhance their leadership skills and become more prepared for leadership roles on campus.
What Can Participants Expect to Learn?
CFELP is intended to help you expand your ability to exercise leadership, develop skills that assist in leading others, and enhance awareness and commitment towards personal leadership strengths.
When does it meet?
Students will complete CFELP through a cohort style model, meeting for 2 hours/week for eight weeks.
Spring Dates: Tuesday's, 6:00P-7:30P, February 6th - April 2nd (excluding Spring Break, March 5th)
How do I apply?
Applications for the Spring 2024 cohort of CFELP may be completed by clicking the link above.
Close Family Namesake
The Close family has been the namesake of the CFELP program for more than 40 years. One of the Close family’s core values is service to the community and creating opportunities for South Carolinians. For more information on the Close family, click here.