The Payne Center for Leadership Development empowers and prepares all students for lives of leadership and service that affect positive change.
About the Payne Center for Leadership Development (PCLD):
The Payne Center for Leadership Development engages and supports all students seeking to develop their leadership potential and inspire positive change on campus and in their local and global communities. Our programs, services and resources offer students a deeper understanding of leadership in the Jesuit context of knowing self, building community, and impacting our world. Practical leadership skills are developed through specialized workshops, guest speakers, and the monthly Identity & Leadership series. Experiential learning is enhanced through real-time coaching, mentoring, and ongoing reflection with staff and community members. We are home to the Experiential Leadership Institute, a year-long leadership program for sophomore and junior students, and are partners with Learns to Lead, a Living Learning Community for first-year students.
Who Do We Serve:
Gonzaga has over 800 student leaders who facilitate, manage, and impact positive change for over 150 student clubs and organizations. The Payne Center for Leadership Development helps students make meaning from their leadership experience and transform that learning into valuable lifelong leadership skills.