​​​​​IMG_7801.jpgThe Spark Leadership Experience is a three-part series and will be held Wednesday, September 26, October 3, and October 10 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. Participants should plan to attend all three sessions. Upon completion of Spark, participants will receive a certificate.


Participants have the choice of location for the Spark Leadership Experience. Please register for the specific location that you will attend for your Spark Experience.  Registration is open now!

  • The Leadership Institute: Powers Hall Ballroom               
  • East Area: Herrig Classrooms                                               


The Spark Leadership Experience is your first opportunity to develop your leadership style and abilities. Spark is an interactive leadership training designed to emphasize the need to lead in diverse teams and respond to challenges. Participants will get connected with upperclassmen facilitators and build connections with other emerging leaders.  Spark is designed to be a transformative experience for any Central Michigan University Student interested in exploring their leadership potential!

Upon completion of the Spark Leadership Experience, participants will:

  • Have discussed knowledge of leadership theory, including the importance of getting involved as college students
  • Be able to articulate personal strengths and areas for improvement
  • Demonstrate respect for diverse viewpoints
  • Consider the impact of decisions and actions on others
  • Engage in service and volunteer activities characterized by reciprocity


Please contact Audrey Simmons, Graduate Assistant in the Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute at simmo4am@cmich.edu or at (989) 774-3844 with any questions.