Give to the Staley School of Leadership

Whether they work toward a leadership certificate or focus on specific issues such as nonprofits or global food systems, leadership studies students discover how to lead for life.

20 years of leadership studies

Meet recent graduates of K-State’s Staley School of Leadership. Hear what the school means to them as individuals and community contributors.

Leadership for the greater good

What makes a leader? It takes experience and confidence to lead in an increasingly complex world.

K-State’s award-winning Staley School of Leadership draws students from every academic college to invest in community and lead for good. Through service in and out of the classroom, faculty members help students push past comfort zones to discover their strengths for a lifetime of learning and leadership.

School of Leadership Studies
Students meet in the in leadership studies’ “Tree House.”

The practical applications of leadership studies cross industries and reach beyond the public square. Our students are challenged to work together and build a better tomorrow in their own communities.

How you can invest in the leaders of today and tomorrow at K-State:

  • Engage students with community. Leadership studies offers service-learning experiences to challenge students and practice leadership beyond campus. Whether you provide materials and transportation for teams or operational funding, your support delivers transformational opportunities for students to apply their leadership education to real challenges faced by our communities.
  • Enhance faculty. K-State’s leadership studies has built a strong international reputation for cultivating undergraduate leaders and expanding the study and practice of civic leadership. Your support means our extraordinary team can diversify the network and expertise offered to our students and extend training opportunities off campus.
  • Foster innovative learning. To develop and prepare leaders for the challenges they will face, we leverage cutting-edge resources and work to expand the capacity of the Staley School to become a national center for civic leadership.

Donors like you are important partners in leadership studies’ success.

Building a better world inside and out

International Service Team member Tori Burkhart makes a difference in the Kenyan culture, as well as her own

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