Free Online Course Offers Strategies for Becoming a Social Change Leader
Norfolk, Va., Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Old Dominion University is preparing current and future leaders with a free online course open to high schools as well as the community. The new course, “Leadership for Social Change,” offers participants a foundation in the principles and strategies to address 21st-century challenges and opportunities.
Brian Payne, vice provost for academic affairs, conceptualized the course to offer students and others the opportunity to explore contemporary leadership aligned with social justice and its importance, particularly in the nation’s current climate.
“There has been an increased focus on social justice leadership and the role education plays in providing pathways for those seeking ways to leverage their passion to make an impact on the world around them,” Payne said. “Our goal is to showcase ODU’s strength in preparing students to …