HSU Hosts Annual Christian Association of Student Leaders (CASL) Conference

Christian Association of Student Leaders meets at Hardin-Simmons.

 

Each year, the six universities that make up the Christian Association of Student Leaders (CASL) get together to collaborate and share ideas about student life, and what it means to be a leader.

This year, Hardin-Simmons will be hosting the Texas Baptists CASL program and in doing so has invited over 250 students to participate in this joint effort.

Students from all over Texas and as far as Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Louisiana will spend three days getting to know one another and sharing the programs and ideas that work at their prospective schools.

The keynote speaker will be Samuel Phillip Wilson, a graduate of HSU and business leader whom was recently inducted to the Hall of Leaders in 2014.  He will be speaking on leadership learned from the book of Exodus. 

John Dodge, senior biology major and co-chair of this year’s conference is excited for all of the planning, hard work, and preparation for the conference to finally happen.  “CASL is not only about getting together but its about all of the students gaining a broader knowledge of what it means to be a leader, a better student and a better professional,” he said. 

The students will also take in a movie at the Historic Paramount Theatre and Christian musician Jimmy Needham will be on campus in concert. 

For more information on CASL visit http://www.hsutx.edu/casl/

  

 

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