Saint Louis University

If you are interested in becoming a leader and making a difference in the world, the Leadership for Social Change Learning Community, located in Griesedieck Complex, will be the perfect way to start off your Saint Louis University experience.

This community challenges students to learn about social advocacy through relationship building, creative action and the social sciences. Students will be able to identify, critique, and innovatively address underlying issues within community structures as a result of their LC experience. This community is a great way to build significant relationships, meet passionate faculty, and become active in the city of St. Louis.

Examples of Community Experiences and Service Involvement:

  • Community dinners
  • iLEAD Leadership Retreat
  • Leadership Ropes Course
  • Strengthsfinder Assessment and Workshop
  • TED Talk Discussions
  • Continuous service projects within the St. Louis Community

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Leadership for Social Change Faculty:

Dr. Janet Kuebli

Associate Professor, Psychology; Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Janet Kuebli


Dr. Bryan Sokol

Associate Professor, Psychology; Director, Center for Service and Community Engagement

Bryan W. Sokol

Ilene Berman

Instructor, Fine and Performing Arts


Ilene Berman

Spring 2015 iLead Cohort

Leadership for Social Change Students win the Big Pink Volleyball Tournament

Leadership for Social Change Tutoring

This community is open to all majors, but is specifically designed for:

  • English
  • Philosophy
  • Theology
  • Theatre
  • Music
  • Art History
  • Studio Art
  • Foreign Language
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • Public Health
  • Health Management
  • Emergency Management 
  • Aspiring student leaders of all majors



Leadership for Social Change Classes

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." ~ Mahatma Gandhi

The Leadership for Social Change Class Grouping helps students interested in becoming stronger leaders to gain the tools and knowledge needed to succeed at SLU and beyond. Rooted in the Saint Louis University Servant Leadership model, students in these courses will learn the history of leadership and the way to apply their own personal leadership style to their SLU experience.

Associated Courses:
PSY 1010: General Psychology
FPA 1100: The Arts and Social Change
Spring Courses: PSY 2000/3000 (number TBD): Positive Psychology