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Staley School of Leadership Studies

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

785-532-6085 ph
785-532-6542 fax

Fall Building Hours

Mon-Fri | 7am to 10pm
Sat & Sun | Closed

Holiday Building Closings
Sept 2, Labor Day
Nov 28 & 29, Thanksgiving

Radina's Coffee Hours
Mon-Thurs | 7am to 6pm
Fri | 7am to 5pm

Special Events

At the Mary Lynn and Warren Staley School of Leadership Studies, we take time each year to celebrate the work of our faculty, students, alumni and community partners. These opportunities allow us to share our story and connect with those committed to the mission of the Staley School. Read more about our special events below!

Grad Reception Spirit

Each May, as the Staley School year draws to a close, we take time to celebrate those graduating from the Staley School of Leadership Studies. Students who have received the leadership studies minor as well as those who have participated in our programs are invited along with family and friends to celebrate with us. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate students both in their time at the Staley School of Leadership Studies as well as their next-step - whatever that may be!

Each fall, we invite alumni and friends to spend an evening celebrating what makes the Staley School of Leadership Studies so special. An evening to honor those that have helped us get where we are today; each year is an opportunity to reflect and celebrate the ideas that are helping us grow! 


Each Spring, the Staley School of Leadership Studies recognizes outstanding students, campus and community partners at the annual Celebrating Service and Leadership Event. This event honors those that have demonstrated exceptional service, leadership and civic engagement at K-State, in the Manhattan community, and beyond.

A three-day, in-residence leadership development experience for K-State faculty and professional staff. Participants have the opportunity to engage in a focused and in-depth adult learning experience aimed at leadership development. They're offered knowledge and skill-based learning modules that engage them cognitively as well as behaviorally. 

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The Staley School of Leadership Studies is excited to be a champion for service-learning at Kansas State University. With a three decade plus history on campus, service-learning has engaged students, faculty, and community in teaching and learning that is transforming our world.





Internationally acclaimed gender equality and human rights activist Noorjahan Akbar will give a keynote talk on Empowering Women to Lead Worldwide: Overcoming Political and Social Struggles in the K-State Student Union's Forum Hall at 4 p.m. March 8 to mark International Women's Day.