School of Leadership Studies Awards

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Pat J. Bosco Outstanding Leadership Studies Student Award

The award was established in Dr. Pat Bosco’s name in order to recognize and honor his 35+ years of leadership to Kansas State University as well as the vital role he has played in the creation and establishment of the School of Leadership Studies. 

Nonprofit Leadership Outstanding Graduating Senior Award

The nonprofit leadership award was established with a vision to the commitment of preparing undergraduates for leadership positions in nonprofit organizations. 

“The Rost” Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award

Established by the School of Leadership Studies Ambassadors to recognize a member of our School of Leadership Studies who exemplifies the mission statement, and through that inspires others to become leaders.

Susan M. Scott Community Leadership Award

The award was established in Susan Scott’s name to recognize and celebrate her work and compassion as the Founding Director of the School of Leadership Studies.      

Michael C. Holen Leader in Residence

The award honors outstanding individuals who are exercising leadership in a range of organizational, professional and civic settings. Originally named the “Lifetime Leadership Award”, the award was changed to honor Dean Holen for his tremendous support of Leadership Studies.

Outstanding Civic Engagement Award

This award honors students that will have lived the mission of the school of leadership studies through their community engagement and service to others, and have made great impact as a citizen leader.

Newman Civic Fellow Award

From university presidents, to individuals across the country and our college, all members of Campus Compact, have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows.

Volunteer and Service Recognition: Celebrating People in Action

Sponsored by the Community First National Bank, the Office of the Provost and hosted by the HandsOn Kansas State, the Celebrating People in Action: Community Service Awards were established to recognize Kansas State University students, student organizations, faculty and staff for their community service.

LEAD 450: Senior Seminar Case Competition

Students in the Senior Seminar classes have the opportunity to perform an analysis of a case study mirroring the process that student teams go through for the International Leadership Association's annual student case competition, every year judges select an overall winner.