Mary B. Gunter

Emerging Leaders LLC

The Mary B. Gunter Emerging Leaders Living Learning Community (LLC) is a community designed to bring together students from a variety of academic disciplines to learn about leadership and how to practically apply it in the real world.


Location: Wilson Residence Hall
Minor: Leadership Studies (required)
Any and all                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Aligned Majors: Agriculture, Emergency Management, and Nursing                                                                                                                                                                                LLC Faculty: Dr. Jeremy Schwehm and Dr. Aubrey Holt 
LLC Advisors: Samantha Huggins and Olivia Rowe 

LLC Year 1 Required Courses

Fall Semester LEAD 1003: Intro to Leadership
Spring Semester     LEAD 2003: Ethics in Leadership

LLC Year 2 Required Courses

Fall Semester LEAD 3003: Leading Teams
Spring Semester LEAD 4003: Leadership Intership/Capstone Seminar








To earn the Leadership Studies minor, students will also complete two (2) approved electives (6 credit hours) in addition to the required core courses listed above. For more information on the minor and approved electives, please visit the website.

Washburn 2022
What to Expect
  • Develop personal leadership capacity
  • Exposure to key community leaders
  • Growth in one's knowledge and self-realization of leadership
  • Make new connections in the community
  • Multiple events to engage with other LLC members, people/organizations on campus, and the community
  • Alumni mentorship program
How to join the Leadership LLC
  • Indicate your interest in the Emerging Leaders LLC when you apply for housing
  • Submit the LLC application form (to be sent via email in late March)
  • If you've already applied for housing, email to say you would like to apply for the Emerging Leaders LLC
  • Invitations to join the LLC will be sent to the chosen applicants in April
Leadership LLC Fall 2022
opportunities for engagement
  • Compete in collegiate leadership competitions
  • Study abroad to learn about leadership in other cultures
  • Develop and present leadership development seminars for student leaders
  • Participate in collegiate leadership conferences
  • Contribute to campus and community improvement through service-learning
  • Facilitate student leadership panels
  • Site leaders for Green and Gold Giveback


Leadership LLC Contact

Dr. Jeremy Schwehm
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Leadership Studies Minor
Office: Dean 107C                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Phone: (479) 356-2095