Presidential Lecture Series

Attn: Jeanette LaFreniere and Abby Works
New Student Services
Kansas State University
9 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506–0110


 1-800-432-8270 (toll free) or 785-532-6318


Leadership and Communication

Communication for Leaders

Dr. Emily Lehning, Assistant Vice President for Student Life & Director of New Student Services

Successful leaders know that communication is key in engaging group members and moving their organization closer to their goals. This interactive session is designed to develop communication skills in young leaders and prepare them for work in student organizations.

Communication for Success                                                            

Jessica Wright, Assistant Coordinator, New Student Services

Communication is key for helping students be successful inside and outside the classroom. This interactive presentation will assist students with developing good communication skills for presentations and group work. The ultimate goal is to help them become better leaders inside and outside the classroom.

Leadership for the 21st Century                                                    

Dr. Bernard Franklin, Special Assistant to the Vice President of Student Life, New Student Services

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Lessons in Leadership

Dr. Emily Lehning

A workshop or speech designed to help participants consider their personal definition of leadership and how they can work to influence others in a positive way.

Live, Learn, and Lead                                                                     

Dr. Frank Tracz,Director of Bands

We all face challenges in dealing with “people” and this lecture explores the what, why, and how of getting things done when working as a team. Discussion includes personal plan for success, dealing with difficult people, and “leading” in a successful manner.

Recruit, Retain and Recognize

Dr. Emily Lehning

Student leaders will come together to share ideas and create a plan to build their membership in their student organization. This session focuses on the three R’s of volunteer management – recruitment, retention and recognition.