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Graduating Seniors

Two female graduatesHave you ever served as an Ignite team leader, leadership and service ambassador, Alternative Break leader, or Leadership Knoxville Scholar, or taken a class through the Center for Leadership and Service? Represent your leadership, service, and involvement at commencement!

Seniors who have served in a position or taken a class within the CLS now have the opportunity to be recognized at graduation!

The center’s purple and red cords embody our mission to educate and engage all students to lead and serve the global community. The purple symbolizes the passion of service and giving back to others, while the red signifies the ability to put leadership into action.

Each cord costs $20, and the purchase will help fund future leaders and servants through programs in the office such as Ignite, Alternative Breaks, and Emerging Leaders. Purchase your Center for Leadership and Service graduation cords by stopping by the office located in UC 305 or by making a contribution through your senior gift!

Current Students

Learn about student leadership and involvement opportunities in the Division of Student Life.

Track your service hours.

Volunteer with the CLS.

E-mail for more information.