History 2018-01-08T08:05:03+00:00


The Memorial Student Center Fall Leadership Conference began at Texas A&M in the fall of 1953. Just after moving into the new Memorial Student Center, the MSC Council President-elect, John D. Samuels II, noticed that the new Council members were having a difficult time communicating. He decided that a conference at the beginning of the year could instill leadership skills and create a lasting bond among the student leaders. From these initial plans, the first Fall Leadership Conference was born.

The first conference consisted of about 25 students from the MSC Directorate. The conference was a success, resulting in definite improvements, and it was held again the following fall. This time it was expanded to include members of the Corps of Cadets leadership, as well as other MSC members and staff.

The MSC Fall Leadership Conference has now expanded to include over 100 delegates from a broad range of campus organizations. From Student Government to the Student Engineer’s Council, FLC unites student leaders and cultivates leadership skills through interactive programs and speakers. Students, staff, and former students gather to focus on personal growth while learning from each other and having a great time.



Last year, our 64th conference was held in Camp Allen and College Station over the course of three days. The theme for the conference was “Inclusive Leadership with a Global Perspective,” and featured “Leaders Eat Last,” by Simon Sinek. For information about the activities that took place, please access the 2016 Schedule.