Our Impact

Since 2016, the LDP has made a solid impact on tomorrow's leaders.

Career Leadership

  • 94% placement rate before graduation
  • Documented accelerated careers

Academic Leadership

  • 3.4 Cumulative GPA at Graduation
  • 100% Graduation Rate for program graduates
  • Four recipients of Illinois Technology Foundation’s “Fifty for the Future”
  • Three outstanding Senior Awards in the College of Engineering

Student Leadership

  • Students held the office of president in many Student Organizations
  • Raised over $44K for other Student Organizations
  • Two National Robotics Championships
  • Established 3 new student organizations in the CoE
  • Returned over $2M in six sigma cost savings to internship companies

Service Leadership

  • Received the “Delyte W. Morris Award for Excellence in Community Service” in 2016 and 2018
  • First place in three campus-wide blood drives
  • Led over 40 university and community service projects


  • Two National Science Foundation Awards
  • $1.2M in STEM Scholarships
  • Two teams on the top 15 at the Collegiate Leadership Competition


  • Expand program across campus through the SIU Leadership Institute
  • Regional / National business leadership training outreach