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Staley School of Leadership Studies

Staley School of Leadership Studies
Kansas State University
103 Leadership Studies Building
1300 Mid-Campus Drive N.
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6542 fax

Building Hours

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday

Radina's Hours

May 23 - June 3, July 4 -8

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday


Certificate in Community-Engaged Leadership Application

Noncredit option also available; please complete steps 2 and 3 below. Contact Lori Kniffin for additional information

1. Admission to Kansas State University
2. Statement of Goals and Professional Experience. Submit a 2-3 page statement that includes the following information:
  • The academic program will require you to apply the model of community-engaged leadership to address an issue identified within the community. Please describe an issue you would like to address and outline the role community members should have in addressing the identified issue.
  • Career and professional goals and aspirations, and how being accepted to the program will benefit those goals and aspirations;
  • The reason for your interest in seeking the certificate in Community-Engaged Leadership;
  • Evidence of motivation, leadership, service, community engagement; and
  • Professional experiences that support application.
3. A Professional Résumé or Curriculum Vitae

Submit transcripts to:

Office of Admissions
Kansas State University
119 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102
785-532-6393 fax

Submit Statement of Goals and Professional Experience and Résumé/Vitae to:

Lori Kniffin
Kansas State University
Mary Lynn and Warren Staley School of Leadership Studies
103 Leadership Studies Bldg.
Manhattan, KS 66506-6800
785-532-6085 phone