The Mandel Scholars Academy
The Mandel Scholars Academy nurtures the region’s future leaders through integrated learning that includes classes, seminars, lectures and community events. You will work with community organizations through guided coursework in the humanities, with a special focus on leadership, while learning about our region and its vibrant history.
The program provides a pathway to develop your own leadership skills, helping you to recognize your own potential and create positive change for yourself and our community.
Academic Coursework (one class per semester)
- The Individual in Society (three credit hours)
- History of Cleveland (three credit hours)
- Community Engagement Project (three credit hours)
Co-Curricular Experiences (10-15 hours per semester)
Required outside activities and programming that complement Mandel Scholar academic coursework.
Mentor Support (two to three meetings per semester)
Every new Mandel Scholar is paired with a Tri-C administrator, faculty member or staff member who has completed the Mandel Leadership Development Program. The mentor serves as a guide to help students navigate their personal and career goals.