Red Baron Leadership Academy

Student Leadership Opportunities at SUNY CCC

About the Leadership Academy

The Academy provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation, growth, and development as a person and how you work with others.


Members must complete the steps of the Academy to become an inducted member. This includes:

  • Attendance at 6 monthly sessions (Monday evenings, 5:30-8pm)
  • Active participation in session discussions
  • Commitment to improve your leadership both on- & off-campus.


  • Academy gear, leadership book, and dinner each session
  • Professional Community Training: A professionally administered personality inventory helps you identify your own personality style, teaches you to recognize and appreciate other styles, and prepares you to interact effectively with others
  • Leadership Certification: Awarded after completion of the Leadership Academy
  • Education from both SUNY CCC and local leaders
  • Graduation Honors: Proudly wear Red Baron Leadership Academy acknowledgment attire at Commencement as an inducted member
  • Personal Success: Meet other student leaders at SUNY CCC, interact with a diverse group of people, and learn to lead more effectively
  • Resume Enhancement: Academy membership on your resume sets you apart as a leader when applying to transfer schools and for employment
  • Motivational Mondays: Get inspired each week by quotes from prominent leaders

How to Register

Visit our registration page for the Academy dates and answer a few quick questions or email

The activities provided on campus for SUNY CCC student members of the Academy are funded by Student Association.