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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

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spirit of leadership 2014

Join us for the 5th annual Spirit of Leadership

The Staley School of Leadership Studies invites you and your guest(s) to this signature alumni and friends event.

Spirit of Leadership

Friday, September 18, 2015
6:30 p.m. Social with hors d'oeuvres and drinks
7:30 p.m. Program with social following
Leadership Studies Building
Kansas State University

Join us for a fun and celebratory evening as we:

There is no cost to attend this event.

RSVP to Charla Henry at 785-532-7093 by Friday, September 11, or RSVP online.

Not able to join us in person for the Spirit of Leadership? We would love to have you join us during the formal program at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. If you are interested in joining us electronically, please let us know by completing this short registration. https://ksu.zoom.us/webinar/register/072b048f550010a566858a512be5123a

Staying the Weekend?

Saturday, September 19 is K-State Family Day. If you are interested in joining the activities on campus or at the stadium, check out the schedule at http://www.k-state.edu/familyday/.

Join us for the K-State v. Louisiana Tech football game

Saturday, September 19 at 2:00 p.m. K-State Football takes on Louisiana Tech. To purchase a discounted group ticket for $20 follow the steps below.
To purchase tickets please use the following instructions.
1. Visit www.kstatesports.com/grouptickets
2. Enter the promo code: FB15LEADERSHIP
3. Click on the word 'Louisiana Tech' to purchase tickets. Please ignore all messages and make sure to click on the opponent's name.
4. Use the pick your seat map to select your seats. Click the purple sections to view available tickets. Available tickets will be shown in green. Click on the green dots to select your tickets. After selecting your seats click 'add to cart'.
5. Enter the word verification and click 'continue'.
6. Please select Print at Home for your delivery method.
7. On the next screen click 'checkout' to purchase.
The deadline to order tickets is Friday, July 31. If you have issues using the promo code please contact Adam Prough at 785-532-6650.

Reserve Hotel Rooms

A block of rooms have been held at the following hotels. Mention KSU Leadership Studies when booking.

Holiday Inn at the Campus: 785-539-7531
1641 Anderson Avenue Kings & Queens-#169.95/night – one night minimum
Reservations due by September 1

Quality Inn & Suites: 785-770-8000
150 E. Poyntz Queen-$145.99/night, King-$150.99/night – one night minimum
Reservations due by August 7

Questions about the event?  Contact Tamara Bauer at tamara@k-state.edu or 785-532-6085 


Michael C. Holen Leader-in-Residence Award

During the program each year we recognize the Michael C. Holen Leader-in-Residence. The Leader-in-Residence Award honors outstanding individuals who are exercising leadership in a range of organizational, professional, and civic settings. 

This year, we are excited to honor Kevin Lockett as our 2015 Leader-in-Residence Award recipient.

Past award recipients

2014 - Mary Jo Myers
- Nabeeha Kazi-Hutchins
2012 - Paul Maina
2011 - Warren and Mary Lynn Staley


Check out photos from past events:

Photos from 2014 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2013 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2012 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2011 Spirit of Leadership