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The Gerald P. Buccino '63 Center for Leadership Development Is Ranked the #1 Educational Leadership Program in the Nation

At the 2015 Leadership 500 Awards Ceremony, Leadership Excellence, now a part of, saluted the top leadership practitioners and programs including educational institutions, ranking Seton Hall University #1, ahead of leadership programs at institutions such as Carnegie Mellon, Purdue, Pepperdine and Case Western Reserve University.

Mike Reuter"We are deeply grateful and honored by the recognition that this prestigious award brings to our students, alumni, Leadership Advisory Council members and our magnificent Stillman School of Business. We are humbled to add another extraordinary verse to the jubilant chorus of the Seton Hall community who continue our shared purpose of bringing Seton Hall to national prominence as a place 'Where Leaders Learn.'"

Michael Reuter
Director, The Gerald P. Buccino '63 Center for Leadership Development

Since its inception in 1995, the mission of the Leadership Development Program has been to develop great leaders, enabling its members to successfully achieve their full potential in both their personal and professional lives. The program includes diverse experiential and scholastic learning opportunities as well as executive mentoring and coaching.

Joyce-Strawser"We are thrilled to be recognized, along with leading organizations, including Alaska Airlines, General Motors and the Baldridge Performance Excellence Program, as a program that excels in developing leaders. We are indebted to Director Michael Reuter for his outstanding leadership. We also are most grateful to our Leadership Advisory Council, especially Professor Jack Shannon, and to all our Leadership students and alumni. Of course, very special appreciation goes to Dr. Jerry Buccino for his longstanding support of the Center and our students!"

Joyce Strawser
Dean, Stillman School of Business

Debbie McGrath "On behalf of our entire LEAD2015 team and partners, congratulations. Your Program serves as a role model of leadership excellence as it focuses on transforming leadership concepts into business practice. We wish you continued success in the growth and expansion of your Program."

Debbie McGrath

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Student Leaders

"The Leadership Development Program is a call to action for motivated and inspired individuals to prepare themselves with the necessary skill set and understanding to change the world. Through the program, we have the opportunity to work towards becoming the best possible versions of ourselves.”

Kyle Packnick
Sport Management and Finance
Class of 2016

"As leadership students, we are challenged to exceed expectations in order to reach our full potential as leaders who can make a positive change. We develop and expand our skills through the core pillars of the program: integrity, professionalism, creativity, and resilience.”

Angeli Fernandes
Marketing, Management and Music Technology
Class of 2018

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To learn more about the Stillman School's Leadership Development Honors Program, visit The Gerald P. Buccino '63 Center for Leadership Development »


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