Apply to be a Leadership Exchange Ambassador

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 24, 2015) — The Center for Student Involvement is now accepting applications to become a Leadership Exchange Ambassador. The Leadership Exchange Ambassadors (LEA) is an organization comprising student leaders committed to the development of leadership on the University of Kentucky campus. The main focus of LEA is to offer opportunities for authentic, intentional development through campuswide and statewide programming made available to all students interested in leadership.

Students who want to meet current LEAs and find out what the organization is all about are invited to attend the LEA Info Session from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Center for Student Involvement, 106 Student Center.

Duties of the Leadership Exchange Ambassadors include:

·       Focus on individual leadership development through creation of a personal leadership portfolio;

·       Assist with planning, promotion, and facilitation of leadership events for students;

·       Promote involvement on campus through meeting with students one-on-one; and

·       Help student organizations grow through leadership workshops and OrgSync trainings.

Benefits of becoming a Leadership Exchange Ambassador:

·       Develop relationships with other student leaders and organizations;

·       Develop a strong sense of personal leadership style;

·       Improve presentation and communication skills; and

·       Have the unique opportunity to help other UK students “lead from where they are.”

The application is due Friday, March 13.

Interviews will take place the week of March 30 - April 3. Students will be contacted to schedule an interview the week of March 23 - 27. Applicants will be notified by Friday, April 10, of application status, following the interview process.

For more information visit the LEA website. If you have any questions, contact Leslie Pedigo at

MEDIA CONTACT: Katy Bennett,, 859-257-1909