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Tiger Leadership Institute
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The Tiger Leadership Institute is a program that intends to make long-term leadership education available to any undergraduate student at the University of Memphis.  Three levels of training are offered, with each level having a specific audience and purpose:  

Level I is offered to freshman students and concentrates on initial involvement steps and college success.

Level II is open to sophomore, junior, and senor students, and focuses on effective student leadership. It is also open to freshman students who have graduated from Level I. 

Level III is only open to Level II graduates, and it applies leadership concepts to a variety of roles after college.

Levels I & II will offer multiple cohorts during the Spring semester; please select from one of the cohorts when applying. All sessions of the Tiger Leadership Institute meet at the following times:

Level I

  • Level I - Cohort I (Tuesdays 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
  • Level I - Cohort 2 (Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Level II

  • Level II - Cohort 1 (Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
  • Level II - Cohort 2 (Thursdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Level III

  • Level III (Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Specific dates of the program will vary by Level and meeting day; however, all groups will begin meeting the week of February 16, 2015 and will have a shared graduation ceremony on April 17 at 12:30pm.

Next Steps...
The deadline to submit this application is midnight on February 13, 2015. It must be submitted before that time to be considered. Prior to beginning the application, please make sure to review the program description. Selections will be made from the application pool, and all applicants will be informed by February 16, 2015.

The online application may be accessed by following the 'TLI Application' link on the right.

  • The Kickoff for Level I - Cohort 1 and Level III is Tuesday, February 17.
  • The Kickoff for Level I - Cohort 2 and Level II - Cohort 1 is Wednesday, February 18.
  • The Kickoff for Level II - Cohort 2 is Thursday, February 19.

For additional information, please contact Kay Barkoh at leadershipprograms@memphis.edu or call (901) 678-8679.



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