The Centennial Center for Leadership News

The Pitch Winner on "Art of the CEO"

As the fourth annual Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest draws to a close -- the finalists will present their ideas to the panel of judges and the HWS community on Thursday, March 12 -- Bart Jackson '70 will interview the winner on his radio show, "The Art of the CEO." Jackson's weekly podcast shares insights from the most powerful CEOs and guests from across the country. Each episode receives as many...  More >>

The Pitch 2015

Two individuals and two sets of partners will compete in the fourth installment of the Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest on Thursday, March 12. Paige Pierce '17, Jericsson Pichardo '15, Liz Lunderman '16, Katharine Boeding '16, Gloria Garcia '17 and Sam Solomon '17 will faceoff on March 12, at 7 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center, where they will present their pitch to a pane...  More >>

Leadership Discovery Offerings

This semester the Centennial Center for Leadership is looking for students to participate in The Leadership Discovery series. The Discovery series includes three programs: Foundations, Explorations, and the Leadership Lab. Each program will focus on examining leadership through the exploration and practice of related skills, tools, competencies, and strategies. Programs within the Discovery Serie...  More >>

Youth Leadership Program Hits North St. Elementary

This month, more than 40 second-graders in the Geneva School District gathered with student and staff leaders from the HWS Centennial Center for Leadership in North Street Elementary School's cafeteria to explore the concept of diversity. To supplement the North Street Leaders Program, representatives from CCL met with small groups of students to discuss what it means to be diverse -- in religion...  More >>

IdeaLab Preparing Entrepreneurs

As a prelude to the 2015 Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest, the HWS Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) hosted its fall 2014 HWS IdeaLab, an innovative, six-week program designed to help students kick start their ideas while cultivating their entrepreneurial spirit. "The HWS IdeaLab is an important component of the CCL's entrepreneurial leadership student development work," says Amy Forbes, assoc...  More >>

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