KU @ Leadership Lawrence

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KU @ Leadership Lawrence…

…connecting KU students with leaders, leadership trainers, and working professionals in Lawrence, KS.

KU students are invited to learn how active community members live, work, and mobilize people to tackle challenges and thrive.

How?

Attend a one-day Leadership Lawrence (LL) training session with local working professionals!

Training sessions happen once a month.

Each LL session will introduce leadership concepts while addressing topic of community interest such as education, health, and economics.

WHY should a student attend Leadership Lawrence?

  • Be introduced to adaptive leadership.
  • Learn what leadership looks like in a potential future profession.
  • See community challenges & opportunities in a broader context.
  • Network with professionals who are using their skills to make progress on challenges they care about deeply.

The KU @ Leadership Lawrence program is accepting applications for Spring 2018 class sessions in February, March, & April!

The opportunity to attend Leadership Lawrence is open to any KU student at no cost to you!

Application deadline: January 31, 2018. Spark something great!

For more information and to apply visit: experience.ku.edu/ku-ll/

KU @ LL is partnership between the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce & KU Experiential Learning.

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KU students have the opportunity to connect with community leaders, leadership trainers, and working professionals in Lawrence, Kansas through a program called KU @ Leadership Lawrence. Student participants will learn how active community members in a town the size of Lawrence live, work, and mobilize people to tackle challenges and thrive.

All costs associated with attending a Leadership Lawrence session will be paid for in full for KU students.

KU faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate students to take part in Leadership Lawrence. Students may also submit a self-nomination form

Now accepting nominations to attend Spring 2018 Leadership Lawrence Sessions!

Nomination deadline is Friday, January 26 at 5 PM.

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions below for more information.
What is Leadership Lawrence (LL)?
Leadership Lawrence (LL) is a leadership development program for working professional in Lawrence and Douglas County. Class sessions happen monthly from October 2016-April 2017.
Who sponsors LL?
LL is program of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
How does this connect to KU students?
LL is inviting KU students to apply to fully participate in one class session of the student's choice! All costs associated with attending a Leadership Lawrence session will be paid for in full.
What will students learn by attend a LL class session?
Classes are thematic and each session will cover a topic of community interest such as education, government, and civic responsibility. View full list of classes and details about class content.
What are the student benefits to participating in a Leadership Lawrence session?
  • See community challenges in a broader context.
  • Learn what leadership looks like in a potential future profession.
  • Networking with local working professionals who are using their skills to make progress on community challenges.
What kind of working professionals will students meet?
The LL class includes up to 35 working professionals in the Lawrence and Douglas County area from a cross-section of the community, representing diversity in occupation, age, ethnicity, culture, and perspectives. Participants in the LL program have a shared commitment to develop and practice new leadership skills and a genuine interest and willingness to be involved in the Lawrence and Douglas county community.
I am a KU student. How do I submit a self-nomination?
The self nomination form can be found here...
What time are the monthly class sessions?
Each session will run all day from 7:15 AM – 5:30 PM. Lunch and snacks are provided!
What is the nomination deadline?
Spring 2018 nomination deadline is Friday, January 26 at 5 PM
How many students will be accepted for each class session?
Maximum 2 students per class session.

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