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Leadership Ignited by CommunityThe Pioneer Leadership Program members are part of a cohort that stays together throughout their tenure at DU. This unique community experience teaches students to build collaborative, inclusive relationships marked by respect and genuine interest of others.
Leadership Ignited by CuriosityThe Pioneer Leadership Program pushes students to go beyond the surface of issues and concepts, to develop a natural quest for knowledge and to cultivate a rigorous curiosity for life-long learning.
Leadership Ignited by CourageFueled by a value-based, personal code of ethics, the Pioneer Leadership Program instills confidence in leaders so that they are willing to take risks, make the tough calls and ultimately do the right thing.
Leadership Ignited by ActionThe Pioneer Leadership Program students develop an awareness of the contributions and interdependence of communities here in the United States and around the world. Getting first-hand experience in leadership and directly contributing to the public good, students have worked to better communities.
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PLP logoThe Pioneer Leadership Program (PLP) has been developing the leadership skills of some of the University of Denver's most talented undergraduate students since 1995. PLP is a unique academic minor and Living and Learning Community at the University of Denver.



PLP Orientation Leaders, Faculty, and Staff welcome the Class of 2019 and their families at PLP's fall orientation event. 

Watch this video to learn more about PLP!

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The PLP experience