Founded in 2010, the Freshman Leadership Academy was created to exposes first year students at Howard University to the duties, responsibilities, opportunities, and challenges associated with all aspects of leadership. From participating in character-building workshops to initiating service projects and campus events, students are charged with approaching the concept and implementation of leadership in a holistic manner. 

Founded in 2010, the Freshman Leadership Academy was created to exposes first year students at Howard University to the duties, responsibilities, opportunities, and challenges associated with all aspects of leadership. From participating in character-building workshops to initiating service projects and campus events, students are charged with approaching the concept and implementation of leadership in a holistic manner. 

FLA consists of four components:

1:

bi-monthly workshops

2:

case studies & group projects

3:

mentorship from student leaders & alumni

4:

community service

FLA emphasizes global leadership and international cultural exchange. One goal of the Freshman Leadership Academy is to prepare and encourage students to pursue international opportunities, such

as scholarships, fellowships, and study abroad programs.

 

Since its inception, FLA has been one of the leading incubators for student leadership and academic excellence on Howard University’s campus.

Some academic highlights that FLA has had include:

3.60

Average GPA

92%

of members held internships or jobs in their field after first year 

75

Average # of Community Service Hours Completed per Student per semester

90%

Four-year graduation rate

6

Past / Current SGA Presidents

3

Past / Current SGA Vice Presidents

40+

Past / Current Elected Student Council Executive Board Members

3

Luard / Morse Scholars

3

Harry S. Truman Scholars

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2400 6th St NW (Suite 201)

Washington, D.C. 20059

202-806-2100

FLA@howard.edu

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