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President's Leadership Program

Welcome to the President's Leadership Program. The President's Leadership Program (PLP) is an academic leadership program at Colorado State University-Pueblo designed to develop multi-culturally competent transformational leaders, who will serve Colorado and the communities in which they live and work. PLP is one of CSU-Pueblo's answers to Pueblo and southern Colorado's growing need for competent and effective leaders entering the workforce after college. PLP scholars work and learn in community, educational, and corporate settings to develop skills throughout their participation in the PLP program.

Our Mission

The President's Leadership Program at CSU-Pueblo develops and trains emerging leaders at CSU-Pueblo through a leadership program focused on academic, service, and experiential learning. 


Program Elements

The following is an outline of the activities and major points of the PLP.

  • Orientation Retreat
  • A minor in Leadership Studies consisting of five required courses and one approved elective course
  • Community service and service learning activities
  • Student leadership workshops
  • Internships and mentoring opportunities
  • Lectures from Colorado's top leadership practitioners
  • A capstone experience where students will engage in a team leadership project.

How do I apply?

Tp apply for the President's Leadership Program at CSU-Pueblo, you must apply for admission to the university. If you are accepted to the university and choose to attend CSU-Pueblo, you then must fill out the Foundation scholarship application through your PAWS account. The Foundation scholarship will have a link for the PLP application.  

Here are a few very good reasons to get involved in the President's Leadership Program:

  • Opportunities to work with corporate and community leaders.
  • Academic credit towards a leadership studies minor.
  • Service and experiential learning activities.
  • Getting to know a select group of students on campus throughout your college career. 

Spring 2022 Registration

Registration Opens October 18, 2021.

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

Student wearing face mask

The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

President's Leadership Program

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