The Centennial Center for Leadership News

Leadership Institute 2016

With a focus on critical dialogue and social justice, the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) will host the sixth annual Leadership Institute (LI) from Jan. 16 through 18. This year, LI will bring together more than 100 HWS students and Geneva High School juniors and seniors to develop and enhance their leadership skills as well as their understanding of community, global and entrepreneurial l...  More >>

Innovation Academy 2016

As an exciting opportunity for advance level student entrepreneurs, the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) will hold the Innovation Academy from Monday, Jan. 11 through Friday, Jan. 15. The five-day workshop provides training in entrepreneurial leadership concepts while pushing students to think and act through innovation. "It's an intensive experience that really motivates students to furth...  More >>

The Pitch 2016 Semifinalists Announced

One step closer to seeing their entrepreneurial dreams become a reality, 11 students representing eight teams were recently selected as semifinalists for the fifth installment of the Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest. Chosen from the largest pool of applicants in the contest's history, the students will now receive mentorship and guidance on how to refine their proposals through a series of workshop...  More >>

Beyond Borders Program Centers on Africa

Following a successful inaugural season, the Centennial Center for Leadership's (CCL) Beyond Borders global leadership program has selected its 2016 student cohort to work with HWS faculty advisers and students from South Africa to examine critical issues facing Africa and the United States. Representing several majors and minors, the participants are Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, Susannah Berry '16, M...  More >>

Goldman '74 CCL Leader in Residence

Bringing a wealth of knowledge and nearly four decades of experience in strategic planning, marketing, sales and operations, Lisa Miller Goldman '74 returned to campus as the Centennial Center for Leadership's (CCL) Leader in Residence from Oct. 19 through 23. Goldman, an international management consultant, author and educator, provided leadership and entrepreneurial guidance to students, facult...  More >>

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