Student Leaders Spend Five Days In Very First Leadership Summit

Hardin-Simmons Student Life holds first leadership conference for incoming student leaders.


Hardin-Simmons student leaders took part in HSU’s first Leadership Summit to prepare and encourage them for the upcoming school year. Students met for five days to brainstorm new ideas and to gain leadership lessons from several HSU faculty and staff.

Kit Rhea, senior education major from Houston, said, “Our campus organizations keep and engage students at HSU. I am thrilled that we are giving them proper time and guidance to prepare for the year before school even starts.”

Over 40 recognized groups had representatives on campus to spend hours planning and working to find better ways to be leaders on campus.

Ashley Wiggins, junior accounting major from Charlotte, North Carolina, said, “I’m excited for the leadership summit because I get to spend time with my Alpha Phi Omega brothers, a service fraternity on campus, and figure out how to be better leaders for the year.”

Micheal LeRoux, Wellness Director for Hardin-Simmons University was the event organizer. “Within Student Life at HSU, we realized that many of us spend time training our students for their leadership positions separately,” said LeRoux. “By putting all of our efforts toward one comprehensive Leadership Summit, all of our student leaders could attend together and give each group time to spend planning and team-building among themselves, and also together as one group.”

This year’s event was very successful and HSU is proud of the progress and team building that our student leaders have made.

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