McDonough Hosts Successful Leadership Conference

The McDonough Leadership Conference is a great annual tradition on campus. This national event brought to campus this year students, staff, and faculty from 18 institutions. Through keynote speakers, workshops, student panel presentations, and leader dialogues, the participants are able to deepen their understanding of leadership. Photo above: Keynote Speaker Marvin L Winans, social entrepreneur and founder of the Perfecting Community Corporation in Detroit, Michigan, addressed the participants at the opening luncheon event. This presentation was part of the 2015 World Pac Paper Leadership Lecture Series.

The 2015 Conference Theme:
"Concrete Leadership: Bridging the Divide Between Theory and Practice"

Conference Chair: Taylor Hanigosky (Cohort 26)

PROGRAM: To view the 2015 conference program, please click HERE.

To learn more about the McDonough Leadership Conference, please click HERE.

Leaders in Action

McDonough Scholars are always looking for ways to learn and grow as leaders. Here are some examples from the Marietta College and The Marietta Times websites:

Ian Luttrell '18 (Sports Management Major; Minor in Leadership Studies) - reflects on what initially drew him to Marietta College.

Kara Goolman '16 (International Leadership Studies Major; Minor in French) - co-authored an article in The Christian Science Monitor as part of an internship at the Center for Clean Energy Innovation in Washington, D.C.

Rosey Raths '18 (Advertising/Public Relations Major; Certificate in Leadership Studies) - named the 2014 McCoy Scholar. The award includes tuition, fees, room, board and a computer, and is renewable for four years.

Taylor Myers '15 (Education Major; Teacher Leadership Certificate) - welcomes the Class of 2018 in his role as the College's Student Body President.

Taylor Hanigosky ’16 (Journalism Major; Certificate in Leadership Studies) - received the 2014 Evans Internship Award ($5,000) to spend the summer as an intern in a newspaper in Ghana, West Africa.

Chelsea Smith ’15 - (English Secondary Education Major; Teacher Leadership Certificate) - pictured above right; named one of 30 women from throughout the state to participate in the 2013 NEW Leadership Ohio Program.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Costa Rica and Belize

The McDonough Center will be taking a group of students to Costa Rica and Belize to study Conservation within the context of leadership. Through this trip, we will study the ways leaders work with followers within their culture to achieve the goal of ecological conservation and sustainability.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - Saturday, October 17, 2015

Please join us for the next global conference of the International Leadership Association in Barcelona, Spain. Every year, the McDonough Center takes a group of students to the ILA global conference. This year's conference theme will be "Leading Across Borders and Generations."

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2015 Mister Mac: Jim Luce

Congratulations to Jim Luce, Founder and C.E.O. of the James Jay Dudley Foundation, for being one of the co-recipients of this year’s “Mister Mac” - the McDonough Award for Excellence in Leadership. Luce founded a global nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of youth leadership development worldwide.

Moynihan Receives Mister Mac Award

Congratulations to Brian Moynihan, C.E.O. of Bank of America, for being one of the co-recipients of this year’s “Mister Mac” - the McDonough Award for Excellence in Leadership. Mr. Moynihan serves as C.E.O. of one of the world’s largest financial institutions.

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