Mary Lynn and Warren Staley School of Leadership Studies
Kansas State University
103 Leadership Studies Building
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6542 fax

Building Hours

7 am - 9 pm


7 am - 6 pm


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spirit of leadership 2014

Celebrate the spirit of leadership!

Join us at the fourth annual Spirit of Leadership on Friday, October 24, 2014!  Created in 2011, this annual event connects alumni, friends, and donors. Enjoy a fun evening of connecting, networking and continuing the conversation of your leadership development while celebrating. 


Register by clicking here

If you are not able to join us in person for the Spirit of Leadership, we'd love to have you join us electronically for our formal program at 7:45 p.m.  Using Zoom (similar to Skype) you can join us from a phone, tablet or computer!  If you are interested in doing this, please let us know by completing this short registration. 


Friday, October 24, 2014

7:00 p.m. - Social with hors d'oeuvres and drinks

7:30 p.m. - Program with social following

This event will be held at the Leadership Studies Building.  There is no cost to attend the event.


Staying through the weekend?

K-State will celebrate Homecoming week from October 19-25.  Stay updated on the schedule to learn more about the parade and other events.


Reserve football tickets for the Homecoming game! 

K-State Football vs. Texas

Saturday, October 25

Kick-off: TBA

$40.00 per ticket


To purchase tickets please use the following instructions.

1. Visit

2. Enter the promo code: 14KSULEAD

3. Click on ’Texas’ 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. Select your delivery method. $5 to print at home and $10 to have the tickets mailed.

7. On the next screen click ‘checkout’ to purchase.

If you have issues using the promo code please contact Adam Prough at 785-532-6650.


Reserve a hotel room:

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

Four Points by Sheraton: 785-539-5311

530 Richards Drive $149.00/night

Reservations due by October 3


Quality Inn & Suites:  785-770-8000

150 E. Poyntz Ave.  169.99/night (two night minimum)

Reservations due by September 24


Questions about the event?  Contact Tamara Bauer at 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. In 2013 we recognized Nabeeha M. Kazi-Hutchins, Managing Director of Humanitas Global Development

Check out photos from past events:

Photos from 2013 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2012 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2011 Spirit of Leadership