The Emerging Leaders Interactive Training and Experience (ELITE) Program is a leadership and professional development training designed to produce future leaders that will satisfy the workforce demands in the agricultural sciences field. The program is designed to enhance the leadership skills of sophomores to mirror the competences exhibited by successful leaders in industry, government and educational institutions. This program is offered at Fort Valley State University and North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University.
The ELITE Program is designed to assist undergraduate students in their sophomore year by helping students develop leadership skills through participation in experimental activities, interaction with industry and community leaders, as well as exercising leadership roles in service learning projects.
This project is funded by USDA-NIFA 2013-38821-21266.