Program Objectives

Through participation in the LEAD@MSUB, first-year students will: 1) gain an increased awareness of the Montana State University Billings (MSUB) environment and strategies for success at MSUB; 2) receive mentorship and support from fellow first-year students, MSUB student leaders, and MSUB faculty and staff; and, 3) engage in leadership development, while also learning about MSUB leadership opportunities.


Participants will:

  • Receive an individualized introduction to MSUB.
  • Have opportunities to ask questions of MSUB student leaders, administrators, faculty, and staff.

Mentorship and Support

Participants will:

  • Interact with first-year colleagues who also have similar interests in leadership.
  • Share questions and concerns about beginning the MSUB experience with fellow first-year students and student leaders.
  • Build relationships with other student leaders, staff and faculty.
  • Build a relationship with campus resources and leadership involvement opportunities.

Leadership Training and Opportunities

Participants will:

  • Grow leadership capacity through a leadership course.
  • Better understand their personal leadership style and how it can impact their experience.
  • Begin to identify how their experiences can create more leadership opportunities in the future.