The Lewis J. Burger Center for Leadership and Service

The Lewis J. Burger Center (LJB Center) represents the University’s commitment to educate and prepare our students for civic responsibility to become committed leaders for the 21st century. By involving our students in a myriad of leadership and service experiences, the Center benefits not only Bradley students, but also the Central Illinois Community and our society. These impactful and experiential learning opportunities provide students the ability to enhance their leadership skills while becoming active citizens. The LJB Center works continually to cultivate and maintain reciprocal partnerships with community partners.

The LJB Center strives to help students develop a greater leadership self-awareness, the ability to work collaboratively within diverse settings, and build the confidence to enact social change. Students can participate in leadership workshops, seminars, conferences, or the Braves Lead program. By participating in these experiences, students will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help them establish their core values, learn ways to build community and a common purpose, as well as strategies for empowering others to lead. Students, faculty, and staff can also check out the Center's volunteer website, Braves Volunteer. Whether it is Service on Saturday, a one-time opportunity, or an on-going commitment, the Center can help anyone find a place to make a difference in the Greater Peoria area.

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