KU @ Leadership Lawrence
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.
There will be an informational session on September 20 from 1-2 PM in the Centennial Room of the Kansas Union. Representatives from Leadership Lawrence will talk more about the program and answer questions.
Nomination forms are due Friday, September 29, 2017 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?
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?
Friday, September 29, 2017 at 5 PM
How many students will be accepted for each class session?
Maximum 2 students per class session.