Community Outreach & Leadership Development

Leadership Events

Emerging Leaders Retreat

September 19, 2015 | A one day leadership experience for 25 freshmen and sophomore students.

Senior Leadership Experience

A leadership series is aimed at graduating seniors who are preparing for their lives after college.

Leaders Who Lunch

A luncheon series where local professionals share advice with student leaders.

President's Roundtable

A dine and dialogue with President Manuel for Leadership Drury Certificate students.


The Office of Community Outreach and Leadership Development offers various opportunities for Drury students to develop leadership skills, engage in the community, make connections with local leaders, and gain practical and professional skills. These programs are grounded in the following research, theories, and key concepts: