Leadership Symposiums

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What to Expect

Our college preparation events, known as Leadership Symposiums, are held in the fall. These are all-day events at the Kansas Union and include:

  • Breakout sessions and workshops led by current KU students
  • Introduction to Leadership” session by the Institute of Leadership Studies
  • an introduction to KU presentation and preparation advice by an admissions representative
  • free lunch on campus with KU faculty and staff
  • Academic and Student Services informational fair
HOW DO I REGISTER?

Students should talk to their high school counselor if interested in attending a Leadership Symposium. The counselor will register students as a group using the "Register Now" button on the left. 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

$15 per student. Counselors will only be charged $15 once to attend, even if a counselor chooses to attend more than one symposium. *Reduced Registration Fee – determined on a case by case basis; inquire to Cailan at csilva15@ku.edu if interested.

SYMPOSIA SESSION SPONSORS

Check out a preview of what each symposium has to offer!

Native American Symposium - Tuesday, October 2nd 

Sessions Sponsored by:

  • Office of Multicultural Affairs 
  • KU’s Student Ambassador Program, Multicultural Recruitment Team Reps
  • Department of Speech, Language, Hearing, Science and Disorders:
  • Office of Study Abroad, Peer Advisors
  • Institute of Leadership Studies

  

Asian American Symposium - Thursday, October 11th 

Sessions Sponsored by:

  • Office of Multicultural Affairs 
  • KU’s Student Ambassador Program, Multicultural Recruitment Team Reps
  • Office of Study Abroad. Peer Advisors
  •  Institute of Leadership Studies

 

LatinX Symposium - Tuesday, October 23rd 

Sessions Sponsored by:

  • Office of Multicultural Affairs 
  • KU’s Student Ambassador Program, Multicultural Recruitment Team Reps
  • Office of Study Abroad, Peer Advisors
  • Institute of Leadership Studies
  • Scholarship Hall Executive Board
  • Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund

 

Black Symposium - Thursday, November 1st 

Sessions Sponsored by:

  • Office of Multicultural Affairs 
  • KU’s Student Ambassador Program, Multicultural Recruitment Team Reps
  • Office of Study Abroad Peer Advisors
  • Institute of Leadership Studies
  • KU Alumni Association, staff member presentation
  • Kansas African Studies Center 

Keynote Speakers:

  • Darrell Stuckey, KU Alumnus, former San Diego Charger, and founder of Living4One
SAMPLE DAY-OF ITINERARY

Click here to download a sample day-of itinerary!

HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?

Just ask us! Contact Cailan Silva with questions about registration, cost or event logistics at csilva15@ku.edu or KU Office of Admissions at 785-864-3911

When is it?

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Native American Leadership Symposium

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Asian American Leadership Symposium

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
LatinX Leadership Symposium

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Black Leadership Symposium

Time: 8:30 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Kansas Memorial Union

2019 registration will open in the fall. Check back soon for updates!