"If your actions inspire others,
     to dream more, learn more,
                do more, and become more...
          You ARE a leader."

-John Quincy Adams

Utica College offers all students the chance to learn more about themselves and how they can make an impact in their community. By developing basic leadership knowledge and skills, students will positively contribute to their own and each other's development, gaining respect for each other and others.meese


Leadership is not positional; you can be a leader without holding a position.  However, we do have positions on campus that come with special training which will enhance your knowledge and give you a change to practice your skills in real world applications.  These are only some of the opportunities we offer.

Resident Assistants
Orientation Mentors
Student Organization Leaders
Admissions Ambassadors
Moose Movers
Office Interns
Student Researchers


Not only do we offer training to our positional leaders, we welcome any student to take advantage of other programs on campus.  These are only some of them!

Alpha Lambda Delta First Year Honor Society
Sigma Alpha Pi, National Society of Leadership and Success
Leadership Weekend Retreat
Pioneers Leading the Way: Workshops
PIECES Leadership Pathways Certification

Contact Us

Bethany A. VanBenschoten

Bethany A. VanBenschoten

Assistant Director for Leadership Development
205 Strebel Student Center
(315) 792-3285
(315) 792-3126 (fax)

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