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

Registration information for 2023-2024 Academy can be found here. If you have questions until then  email

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