Banner images: View of Engineering Hall and Maquina fountain from the north, The University of Cape Town hosted the LeaderShape Institute in 2008, Civil and environmental engineering students Jonathan Blanchard, Kevin Orner and David Tengler receive a plaque from five communities in Ecuador that will benefit from a new water pipeline the students implemented in June 2009, Kelvin Redd led a four-hour workshop about the Servant Leadership philosophy in November 2010 for students and staff. Faculty, staff, and students helped restore five new acres of prairie and plant rain gardens at the 2010 Day of Caring, United Way of Dane County, Wisconsin. Four students two faculty attended the Annual Greenleaf Servant Leadership Conference in Atlanta. The goal for 2011 is to send as many as 15 students.

Suzanne & Richard Pieper Family Foundation Endowed Chair for Servant Leadership

Opportunities within the College of Engineering

Student Organizations

The Student Leadership Center (SLC) connects students with numerous opportunities within the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering. The SLC administers the annual Innovation Days Competition, assists with the COE Dean’s Leadership Course, and advises the 55+ registered engineering student organizations. With respect to student organizations, the SLC strives to provide student leaders with the support and resources necessary to implement quality programs and events, by assisting with special event planning, budgeting and financial oversight, organizational development and more.

The SLC also houses numerous resources on student leadership available to the COE community and serves as the central reservation unit for conference rooms in the Engineering Centers Building.

  • Engineers Without Borders

    Engineers Without Borders-UW Madison is a student-run non-profit organization that works on five community development projects around the world. Our mission is to design and implement environmentally and economically sustainable solutions to community issues.

    EWB-UW is dedicated to developing socially, environmentally, and ethically responsible students by providing opportunities to interact with different cultures and by raising awareness of the challenges faced by disadvantaged communities.

Leadership Courses