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Leadership Institute

  • 6/5/18 2:31 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Twenty-six high school students from nine Shawnee County high schools will participate in the second High School Leadership Academy (HSLA) June 10 – 16, 2018 at Washburn University. Made possible by a grant from the Topeka Community Foundation, the Washburn University Leadership Institute hosts the academy and Washburn students facilitate it.      The mission of HSLA is to develop leadership skills in high school students and create amore...
  • 4/4/18 11:33 am CDT
         The Washburn University Leadership Institute will host a record-number 36 high school and college teams for the 2018 Leadership Challenge EventTM (LCETM) April 5 and 6. This is the eighth annual LCE the Leadership Institute has hosted.     The LCE simulates the real-world process of leadership through a two-day event consisting of a live, interactive leadership simulation. Student teams compete to fulfill the challenges and overcome the obstacles placedmore...
  • 2/7/18 11:59 am CST
         Topeka, Kan.—The Washburn University Leadership Institute will host their eighth annual Leadership Challenge EventTM (LCETM) April 5 and 6, 2018. The Leadership Institute staff and student leaders are seeking people from the Topeka-area community who are willing to play a role in the leadership simulation. Volunteers are able to indicate if they would like to judge, score or play a fictional role. Those interested are invited to visit http://www.washburn.edu/lce formore...
  • 6/7/17 12:11 pm CDT
    Topeka, Kan. - Twenty high school students from Shawnee County will participate in the inaugural High School Leadership Academy (HSLA) June 11 – 17, 2017 at Washburn University. Made possible by a grant from the Topeka Community Foundation, the academy is a collaboration between the Foundation, Washburn University and the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce. Students will live on the Washburn campus for the week and will be guided through a comprehensive program that will introduce conceptsmore...
  • 3/24/17 10:04 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University has named Margaret Pabst Battin as its 2017 Ruth Garvey Cochener Fink Visiting Professor in Leadership. Each year, the visiting professor speaks to classes at Washburn and gives a formal lecture. Battin’s lecture, “Suicide: That One Truly Serious Philosophical Problem,” will discuss the ethics of suicide and controversies over the role a person may have in ending their own life.     Battin’s lecture will be March 28 at 3:30more...

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