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2016-2017 Leadership Program Highlights

16 CO-LEADS Student Summit2016 CO-LEADS Student Summit:
Justice for the Vote
Friday, Oct. 7th

This annual leadership summit brings together college students from across Colorado to join in discussions of social justice, activism, advocacy, and social change. Students participate in a day of interactive workshops, speaker and networking sessions that challenge, grow, inspire and empower them to make change in their own lives and their communities.  Justice for the Vote is the theme for 2016 with programs and themes around civic engagement, voter suppression, and the electoral process.

Register online at :



Three Little Words

3 Little Words (Book)
Author Visit by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
October 12th
11:00 am
Tivoli Turnhalle

Ashley Rhodes-Courter has been featured in Teen People, the New York Times, USA Today, and Glamour, as well as on Good Morning America. Her memoir began as an essay, which won a writing contest for high school students, and was published in the New York Times Magazine. A recent graduate of Eckerd College and a champion for the reformation of the foster care system, Ashley speaks internationally on foster care and adoption. Visit her at

Join us as we explore the difference one person can make in transforming the lives of others.  Free copies of the book and online book discussion available Sept. 1.  

Women in STEM Conference
Friday, Oct. 28th
All Day
he goal for this conference is to discuss the challenges women face in STEM disciplines and the tools for overcoming those challenges. These topics are particularly pertinent to our student population, of which more than half are women and largely women of color -- both of which are underrepresented in STEM fields.  Student Activities Leadership Programs is a Co-Sponsor of this event.  For more information, email Kelsey Smith at

January 11th, 2017
Join Us for a one-day event focused on service, community engagement, and emotional intelligence.

Our programs are open to anyone, but often require a sign-up or RSVP to participate. Please email Gretta Mincer, Associate Director Office of Student Activities at or 303.556.4087


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