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“First Year Frontier: Charting Your CMC and Leadership Journey” Has Successful Launch

“The Adventure Guides had great advice and could relate to all the pressures we feel. I feel more motivated to succeed in academics and leadership roles after this retreat.” — Participant comment Following on the success of its sophomore leadership program, KLI launched a new program last semester to see if CMC freshman were ready for their […]

Posted August 22, 2012 in Leadership, News

Message from Advisory Board Chair David E. Hetz ’80, P’10

Dear Colleagues, Friends and Students of KLI, Reflecting on the accomplishments of KLI this past year, I am inspired by all the programs, research, awards and strong partnerships that KLI has undertaken to launch our students on their journey to becoming outstanding and responsible leaders. Looking back, it is clear why KLI is known as […]

Posted August 14, 2012 in News

KLI Students Shine at the International Leadership Association Conference

Each year The International Leadership Association (ILA) hosts the largest international conference devoted to the study and practice of leadership. For the past several years, CMC-KLI student teams had outstanding performances at the Student Leadership Case Competition. “I am so proud of these students,” said Ron Riggio, PhD and Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership […]

KLI Presents at Abu Dhabi Women’s Conference

The theme – “Creating a Sustainable Future for the World” – of the 2012 Women as Global Leaders Conference sponsored by Zayed University in Abu Dhabi provided an opportunity for KLI Executive Director Sarah Smith Orr to feature ARZU, a social enterprise in Afghanistan founded by Connie Duckworth P ’12 and P ’14. Orr’s workshop […]

Posted August 12, 2012 in KLI Around the Globe, News

Social Entrepreneurship at CMC is a Going Concern

Over the past several years KLI has become widely regarded for its leadership development attention to the important work of social entrepreneurship. The journey began nearly three-and-a-half years ago in February 2009, when KLI’s annual Kravis-de Roulet conference focused on the subject. The Los Angeles-based conference was attended by more than 100 CMC students and […]

Posted August 11, 2012 in Leadership, News

CMC Students: KLI Benefits Their College Experience

CMC students surveyed last spring about the school’s Institutes showed that KLI has a great impact on students, even before they come to campus. According to a CMC Office of Institutional Research study, students commented that “the leadership sequence and CMC’s focus on leadership in general intrigued me” when making a decision on which college […]

Posted August 10, 2012 in Focus on Students, News

KLI Sponsors Summer Internships

An Important Growth Opportunity for CMC Students Below are reflections from a few of this year’s KLI interns who spent part of their summer at public, not-for-profit or social enterprises. Ben Feldman ’14 Landesa I spent 10 weeks interning for Landesa, a non-for-profit, non-governmental organization and past Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership winner that […]

2012 Innovative Start-Up Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of ISA ’12, Erebos Games, LLC! The brainchild of CMC Sophomores Chad and Joe Newbry ’14, Erebos Games creates online flash-games that can be played and shared via social media sites and other online portals. The Newbry twins are the defending champions of this competition. They took home the prize last […]

Posted April 8, 2012 in News