Excellence in Student Leadership

The purpose of the Excellence in Student Leadership Initiative is to prepare and cultivate “students for lifelong creative work and service to their communities.”

Participants will strengthen their self-awareness and leadership skills through acts of service and engagement that promote positive social change.

While calling on students, staff and faculty of CCA to exchange their knowledge, skills and passion to create a vibrant didactic community.


Develop critical thinking.

Learn a comprehensive set of practical skills and tools. Such skills and tools include time management, meeting management and agenda setting, sustainable practices and social activism.

Serve as positive change agents for social justice and social responsibility.

How You Can Make a Difference

Food for Thought
We welcome you to participate or propose an engaging workshop or discussions. Topics may range from life skills such as bike maintenance techniques to a discussion about the use of civil discourse. You present or facilitate, or both, a meaningful session and we will handle the logistics and lunch will be provided.

Visit Food for Thought.

Excellence in Student Leadership Awards

Please help the college recognize outstanding students who significantly enhance learning inside and outside the classroom. You can play a vital role in thanking and acknowledging these leaders by submitting nominations.

See Excellence in Student Leadership Awards.

Selection Committee

The selection committee represents faculty and staff. We will host a catered lunch for committee participants to select the outstanding student leaders and workshops!

If interested in serving on the selection committee, have additional questions, or would like more information, please contact Noki Seekao at noki@cca.edu.