Emerging Leaders

Formerly Day One Leadership Program
Emerging Leaders

Stay Tuned!

The Day One Leadership Program is undergoing exciting changes! Visit the website in the coming months for updates on our new program format, scheduled for spring 2025.

Day One Leadership Program History

Do Right. Do Good. Do Well.

Day One is a state-of-the-art program designed specifically for incoming freshmen who want to be a success, are willing to be challenged, and want to make a life-changing difference from the start of university life.

Credo & Goals

Mississippi State University is developing a can-do, action-oriented generation like no other...and leadership is its name.

Who is Day One for?

Day One students learn to see the "big picture" and experience how to move forward.

Learning & Leading

At Mississippi State University, Leadership begins with Day One. Students will learn and lead together with character, honor, and integrity at all times, both in and out of the class.