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The Shaw Leadership Program

forming the next gerneration of leaders through jesuit values

Welcome to the Shaw Leadership Program of Boston College!

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An Emphasis on Jesuit Eduation

The Shaw Leadership Program (SLP) is Boston College’s only residential leadership program. SLP is dedicated to forming students’ leadership abilities through Jesuit values. This is accomplished through weekly seminar experiences, service placements, mentorship opportunities, and living in community. Finally, the Social Change Model (Astin et al, 1994) is utilized as a framework for the program.

In the four-year program model, students participate in activities that develop their abilities to:

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