"The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly."
~ Jim Rohn

The University’s Leadership Houses is home for students from second-year through seniors, who have a special interest in experientially advancing their personal leadership skills. In essence they put into practice principles and skills they had studied in class.

Wesley Leadership House

  • Honors Complex
  • Upper-class females, capacity 17
  • Double occupancy including three with attached bathrooms
  • Two single bedrooms
  • Communal bathroom
  • Patio

Russ Complex

  • Upper-class males, capacity 10
  • RA on duty
  • Upstairs level apartment unit
  • Lounge with flat screen TV
  • Eight single bedrooms
  • One double bedroom
  • Communal bathrooms
  • Video surveillance monitoring system

State Leadership House

  • Upper-class females, capacity 7
  • RA on duty
  • Non-traditional students
  • Double occupancy in three rooms including one master suite
  • One single room
  • Communal bathroom

Model Leadership House

  • Upper-class males, capacity 5
  • RA on duty
  • Non-traditional students
  • Double occupancy including one master suite
  • Communal bathroom

*All housing components are air-conditioned and non-smoking. All houses have kitchen, dining room, living room and laundry facilities. All rooms are wired for internet, cable television, and telephone ports. All facilities adhere to the residential hall Rules and regulations.
To be eligible for residence in the Leadership Houses, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Must possess and maintain a minimum G.P.A. of 2.8
  • Must have a minimum of 28 credit hours
  • Must have a minimum of 15 community service hours from an approved site
  • Must attend at least two (2) Leadership Development Seminars
  • Must be a registered voter 
  • Must have no disciplinary infractions
  • Must have two (2) letters of recommendation (by faculty and/or staff of B-CU)
  • Must have health forms on file with Health Services (Adams Infirmary)

Mrs. Diane Murray, Coordinator for Alternative Housing
Phone: 386-481-2597
 Email: murrayd@cookman.edu

Resident Assistants

Scholarship Houses
Pugh House – Head Resident (HR) Camille Young
Zimmerman House – Head Resident (HR) Isaiah Sullivan

Alternative Housing
Brittney L. Banks
Anwar J. Robinson