CWUNewsNewshttp://www.cwu.edu/leadership-engage/newsen-usPaying Respect With Evening of Recognitionhttp://www.cwu.edu/leadership-engage/node/2897Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:12:36<p style="text-align: center;"><em>Showing thanks through acknowledgment during the 2017 Evening of Recognition.</em></p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/leadership-engage/sites/cts.cwu.edu.leadership-engage/files/Facebook%20Banner.jpg" style="width: 550px; height: 227px;"></p><p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;As the 2016-2017 academic year came to a conclusion, the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) hosted Evening of Recognition on May 24, 2017 to acknowledge outstanding individuals in the CWU campus community with a semi-formal reception and award ceremony. Evening of Recognition acknowledges those who go above and beyond, standing out amongst the rest as positive influences to those around them.</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;<img alt="" src="/leadership-engage/sites/cts.cwu.edu.leadership-engage/files/thumb_DSC_0271_1024.jpg" style="text-align: center; width: 500px; height: 333px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Submission of nominees began during the winter academic quarter, allowing student, staff and faculty to receive accomplishment for their exemplary efforts in bettering our community.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp; &nbsp; <em>&nbsp;"Evening of Recognition is unique because it allows us to fulfill a fundamental human need: appreciation, within the institution,”</em> said Elizabeth Vidaurri, program manager at the CLCE. <em>“The nominee’s response to such gratitude confirms their effort is valued and leads them to continued success at Central Washington University.”</em></p><p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The evening began with conversation and welcoming words from various speakers. Guests in attendance included CWU President, James Guadino, and his cabinet.&nbsp; Nominees and guests enjoyed a gourmet meal, just before awards were presented.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><em style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/leadership-engage/sites/cts.cwu.edu.leadership-engage/files/18739239_941003922708505_4640249805997590446_o.jpg" style="width: 175px; height: 117px;"></em><em style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/leadership-engage/sites/cts.cwu.edu.leadership-engage/files/thumb_DSC_0429_1024.jpg" style="width: 175px; height: 117px;"></em><em style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/leadership-engage/sites/cts.cwu.edu.leadership-engage/files/thumb_DSC_0040_1024.jpg" style="width: 175px; height: 117px;"></em></p><p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Over 20 awards were presented to nominated students, staff and faculty. This was a successful evening, providing acknowledgment to those doing great things in our community. We look forward to next year’s events, until then, looking for inspiration in our wonderful, diverse, CWU community. Don’t forget to nominate the influential individuals in your life during the 2018 Evening of Recognition.</p><p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;For more information on the CLCE visit the website at www.cwu.edu/leadership-engage, call the office at 509-963-1850 or email clce@cwu.edu. You can find the CLCE on Facebook and follow on Twitter as well as Instagram.</p><p>Contact: Hunter Ventoza<br>Student Writer, Center for Leadership and Community Engagement<br>ventozah@cwu.edu, 206-715-2982</p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></em style="text-align: center;"></em style="text-align: center;"></em style="text-align: center;"></br></br>Introducing: CWU Women’s Leadership Institutehttp://www.cwu.edu/leadership-engage/node/2896Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:10:31<p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<img alt="" src="/leadership-engage/sites/cts.cwu.edu.leadership-engage/files/WLI%20Web%20Banner.jpg" style="width: 530px; height: 150px;"></p><p>The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement is happy to announce the first annual <a href="http://www.cwu.edu/leadership-engage/womens-leadership-institute">CWU Women’s Leadership Institute</a>, piloting Fall 2017 and lasting throughout the 2017 - 2018 academic year.&nbsp;</p><p>The mission of the Women’s Leadership Institute is to:</p><ul><li>Unite women from across the Central Washington University campus</li><li>Facilitate and inspire personal and professional growth</li><li>Engage leadership development on issues that affect women in their field of expertise &nbsp; &nbsp;</li></ul><p>Within a small group dynamic, students will be able to meet, share, build relations with and receive mentorship from prominent women on campus and in the larger Ellensburg community.</p><p>The CWU Women’s Leadership Institute will utilize small group sessions and book studies on leadership development, as well as attend seminars with a variety of prominent women keynote speakers addressing a variety of topics.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Women’s Leadership Institute is looking for sophomore or junior students who are dedicated to:</p><ul><li>Improving their leadership skills</li><li>Women’s empowerment&nbsp;</li></ul><p>Upon completing the 2017 - 2018 Women’s Leadership Institute, students will have the opportunity to showcase and demonstrate their knowledge of what women’s leadership means through a spring quarter capstone project and presentation at The Symposium of University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE).</p><p>This is a great opportunity to develop leadership skills, refine knowledge of individual rights and further empower a generation of inspired woman leaders.</p><p>Applications for the Women's Leadership Institute can be picked up in SURC 256. The deadline has been extended to September 15th.</p><p>For more information regarding the CWU Women’s Leadership Institute, visit CLCE in SURC 256, call 509-963-1850 or email clce@cwu.edu (subject: “ATTN: Women’s Leadership Institute”).</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;">Chavez-King Leadership Institute for Social Changehttp://www.cwu.edu/leadership-engage/node/2831Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:39:58<p><img alt="" src="/leadership-engage/sites/cts.cwu.edu.leadership-engage/files/chavez_king_tv2ND.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 347px;"></p><hr><p><strong>APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE!</strong></p><hr><p>The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) is happy to announce fellowship applications for 2017-2018 are now available for the Chavez-King Leadership Institute for Social Change, an Institute committed to professional development and engaging students in meaningful community service opportunities, both locally and globally, in order to foster a generation of leaders. In its second year, the Institute is looking for a group of individuals who have a commitment to civic responsibility and are interested in cultivating their leadership and mentoring skills, team building abilities, and advocating for social change.</p><p>Students will develop and implement leadership and community service projects while being mentors to middle and high school students. If you share a passion for the core values of non-violence, service to others, courage, integrity, and innovation that Cesar E. Chavez and Martin Luther King Jr. promoted, then The Chavez-King Leadership Institute for Social Change is for you! A $1000 need-based tuition waiver will be awarded to students accepted into the Institute.</p><p>To apply to the Chavez-King Leadership Institute for Social Change, come to the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement in SURC 256 to pick up an application. Applications are due Tuesday, May 30th, 2017. There will be an application review process by a committee, and recipients will be notified by the end of August for the 2017-2018 Institute cohort.</p><p>For more information, call (509) 963-1850, email clce@cwu.edu (subject: “ATTN: Chavez-King Fellowship”), or visit the CLCE office in SURC 256, where you can also learn about other community service and leadership development opportunities.</p></hr></hr>