Impact Leadership Series to Begin Jan. 27

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 26, 2016)  The first Impact Leadership Series session of the semester will begin Wednesday, Jan. 27.  This series was currently scheduled for last Wednesday but postponed due to incliment weather conditions.  The series will now take place every Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27 through March 9, in Blazer Hall Room 303.

The Impact Leadership Series is a seven-week long series where students discover their own leadership style, learn the "5 Practices of Exemplary Leadership" and learn how to apply that knowledge to make an impact on the University of Kentucky and greater community.

An Impact Leadership Series information session will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Blazer Hall Room 303 for students to find out more information about the series and hear from previous participants about their experiences in the program. Free dinner will be provided at the info session! Students who attend the session are not expected to attend all seven weeks.

In previous years, the Impact Leadership Series has been a major success. Participants spoke volumes about last year's series. The following provides feedback offered by last year's participants:

·      "The series was great! It really helped me learn about myself. I honestly feel that I can help others better.”

·      "My behavior, my demeanor, and my attitude will reflect what I’ve learned here in any given situation.”

·      "My biggest takeaway is the characteristics that are essential to being a good leader. The series sharpened my leadership skills.”

The Impact Leadership Series will include the following:

•   Exclusive access to the Leadership Practices Inventory, an online assessment to determine your best leadership practice

•   A Student Leadership Challenge workbook that will be used throughout the series

•   A certificate of completion at the end of the seven weeks

•   Free dinner during the first informational session

This program is free and there are only 25 spots availableSign up today through OrgSync by using your LinkBlue log in.

For questions, please contact Leslie Pedigo at

MEDIA CONTACT: Katy Bennett or Rebecca Stratton, or, (859) 257-1909/(859) 323-2395