Jeff Janssen, a leadership guru and founder and president of the Janssen Sports Leadership Center, recently wrapped up his first series of seminars at the University of Colorado in front of 67 student-athletes and 44 coaches from 12 of the school's athletic programs.
The CU Athletic Department hosted its 22nd Annual Student-Athlete Academic Recognition Banquet on Tuesday, April 22. Over 300 people attended the event, held in the Byron White Club Lounge at CU's Folsom Field.
This past Sunday, March 23rd, two 5-man teams from the CU-Boulder Army ROTC unit finished first and second in the Bataan Memorial Death March in New Mexico.
Article posted January 17, 2014 on the CESR Blog
Jeff Cole, a sophomore in the Presidents Leadership Class, built upon his first year PLC project and coordinated a clinic between the CU Men's Basketball team and Boulder's EXPAND program for adaptive athletes.
CU Student Bintou Diallo was selected for the prestigious Keith Sherin Global Leaders' Semester-in-Washington, D.C. awarded to only one student across the county each semester.
University of Colorado senior Rosy Garcia spent last summer working with 30 incarcerated minors being charged as adults at the D.C. Department of Corrections Juvenile Unit. Garcia's experience was part of CU in DC. CU in D.C.
Experiential learning opportunities are a critical part of the Navy ROTC program and required for midshipmen. Midshipmen serve on ships, submarines, or with aviation squadrons during summer training cruises.
Retired Col. Stephen Dinauer, the former commanding officer of CU-Boulder's Naval ROTC program and now interim director of the Presidents Leadership Class, or PLC, believes that leadership transpires when people understand each other.
"Leadership," Dinauer said, "is a people business."
BY: C/3C Bruce