STARS Leadership Corps

The STARS Leadership Corps Model

Corps – “a group of persons associated together or acting under common direction; especially: a body of persons having a common activity or occupation” Merriam-Webster online.

The STARS Leadership Corps (Corps) is a multi-year experience providing students with support throughout their academic journey. The Corps fosters an extended student community among academia, industry, and the community through civic engagement, mentoring, and professional development and/or research experiences to promote recruitment and leadership development through service learning. The Corps has been implemented with the following central values that have been shown to be effective for recruiting and graduating under-represented students in computing.