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Synergy Leadership Summit


The Synergy Leadership Summit is an annual student-led leadership conference with educational sessions, student panels, engaging activities, and service projects to help students understand various aspects of leadership and work to become diverse, inclusive and innovative leaders.

Students participating in the Cougars LEAD Leadership Certificate must attend the Synergy Leadership Summit at least once during their time at SXU. Students who present at the Synergy Leadership Summit will receive additional leadership credit toward their Leadership Certificate. Finally, all X-Factor student leaders are required to attend the Synergy Leadership Summit annually.

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Outline of Typical Leadership Summit

  • Breakfast and Morning Mingle
  • Welcome
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Brief Break
  • Servant Leadership in Action (Service Project)
  • Rotating Breakout Sessions
  • Leadership Panel
  • Closing Remarks by SXU President Laurie M. Joyner, Ph.D.

Upcoming Event

Please check back soon for more information regarding the 2022 Synergy Leadership Summit.


If you have any questions or are interested in attending or presenting at the Synergy Leadership Summit, please contact Josh Bogaski-Baugh, executive director of Student Success, at bogaskibaughFREESXU.