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: Nutt Hall 2nd Floor  
Minor: Leadership Studies (required)
Any and all
Classification: Incoming freshmen and returning students
LLC Advisors: Sabrina Billey and Samantha Huggins
LLC Faculty: Dr. Jeremy Schwehm and Dr. Aubrey Holt

LLC Year 1 Required Courses

Fall Semester LEAD 1003: Intro to Leadership
  TECH 1013: Intro to the University (for freshmen members only)   
Spring Semester     LEAD 2003: Ethics in Leadership

LLC Year 2 Required Courses

Fall Semester LEAD 3003: Leadership Skills Development/Group Dynamics
Spring Semester LEAD 4003: Leadership Intership/Capstone Seminar


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

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What to Expect
  • Faculty led study sessions
  • Participation in planning conferences
  • Service learning opportunities
  • Exposure to key community leaders
  • Student leadership panel
  • Opportunity to become a community assistant
  • Make new connections in the community
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
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  • Emerging leaders will take an active role in planning leadership conferences hosted by Campus Life (i.e. Women's Leadership Conference, High School Leadership Conference, etc.)
  • Present leadership sessions for peers within the On Track co-curricular experience
  • Participate in an overnight trip to a collegiate leadership competition where their leadership skills will be put to the test against other colleges. 

Leadership LLC Contacts


Sabrina Billey 
Assistant Director for Transfer Enrollment
Brown Hall, Suite 104

Samantha Huggins
Coordinator of Alumni Engagement
Alumni House

Dr. Jeremy Schwehm
Associate Professor
and Program Coordinator for the Leadership Studies Minor

Dean 107C

Phone: (479) 964-0583 ext 3828

Phone: (479) 964-0583 ext 3411

Phone: (479) 356-2095