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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

785-532-6542 fax

Building Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Saturday - Sunday

28 May, Memorial Day
4 July, Independence Day

Radina's Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Saturday - Sunday

19 - 23 March, Spring Break
11 May, Close at 1:00 p.m.
28 May, Memorial Day
4 July, Independence Day

Join us September 28-29th, 2018! 

Spirit of Leadership

We invite you to join us for our 8th annual Spirit of Leadership on Friday, September 28th.  This event brings together alumni from Leadership Studies, friends of the School and current students, faculty and staff for a fun and celebratory evening.

6:30 p.m. Social with hors d'oeuvres and drinks/hosted bar

7:30 p.m. A short program with social following

Cost to attend is $20/person. 

Tailgate at Cat Town

Join us two-hours prior to kick-off for the K-State vs. Texas football game for tailgating fun and a barbeque in Cat Town at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, catered by Cox Brothers BBQ. Cost to enjoy the BBQ is $15 per person. Discounted group football tickets will be available (more details to come).

Registration will be available in late May.


Questions: Contact Tamara at tamara@ksu.edu or 785-532-6085


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. on Friday, November 10 via YouTube LIVE!

Check out photos from past events:

Photos from 2016 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2015 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2014 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2013 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2012 Spirit of Leadership

Photos from 2011 Spirit of Leadership

Why come back?


Check out what these grads from 2012 have to say!

"The Spirit of Leadership is the one time each year that I get to reconnect with mentors and peers who are making their mark on our world. I always come away with fresh ideas, inspiration, and lots of laughs." –Shawna Peters


"Coming back for the Spirit of Leadership allows us to not only re-connect with friends and network with colleagues, but to recharge our motivations through the inspiration of our peers" -Michael Ellis


"I go back because SLSS was foundational in my current success. Spirit of Leadership is like a family reunion. I go back to thank my moms and to meet my cousins. I will always give back to my family." -Ariel Anib

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Check out our video on the value of continued connection to the Staley School: