Lewis Hosts Student Leadership Academy in Oak Brook

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Lewis University Hosts Student Leadership Academy in Oak Brook

Published: March 9, 2017.

More than 45 high school students from southwest suburban Chicagoland attended the College of DuPage Student Leadership Academy Feb. 3 at the Lewis University Oak Brook Campus.

In continued partnership with the College of DuPage, Lewis University hosted the Student Leadership Academy which focused on building students’ skills with leadership, including mock interviews, workshops and presentations. Cody Fuerst from Lewis University’s Admissions department kicked-off the session, introducing students to Lewis University and the Oak Brook Campus. Dr. Lesley Page, from the Department of Organizational Leadership, presented “Leadership Styles: Using Your Talents and Skills.”

The College of DuPage Student Leadership Academy is offered to high school students with the goal of improving their leadership skills. Throughout the school year, students attend four training sessions on goal-setting, leadership skill assessment, time management, interviewing skills, resume writing, ethics, work attitude and diversity in the workplace. The program is supported by COD and its association with the business community partners and neighboring higher education institutions. Lewis University has been proud to be a partner for this event for several years.

Lewis University is an innovative and entrepreneurial Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.

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