Leadership Programs

Announcement    Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Scholars to address “Borders, Security, and Nationhood.” On Monday, November 29th, at 11 a.m., Georgia College Leadership Programs will host a virtual symposium on “Borders, Security, and Nationhood." A distinguished panel of discussants, including Jean Peyrony, director-general of France’s Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière, will discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on nationalism and borders. The non-partisan event will be sponsored by Georgia College’s Leadership Programs,...
Announcement    Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Anagha Vivek Ramakrishnan, bachelor of arts candidate and member of the class of 2022, has been named Georgia College’s inaugural W. J. Usery, Jr. Fellow. The Usery Fellowship recognizes thoughtful commitment to leadership that creates mutual benefit in civic life and that serves the public good and demonstrates commitment to connecting the academic life of the university to questions of leadership and citizenship, civic affairs, and public life. As Usery Fellow, Ramakrishnan helps...
Announcement    Monday, October 11, 2021
On Tuesday, October 19th, at 5 p.m, Georgia College Leadership Programs will host Dr. Dana Winters, executive director of Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College. The event will mark the second in the Usery Forum on Leadership series for the 2021-22 academic year.  Winters will speak about leadership for the public good and how we might continue to learn from Fred Rogers. She is an international authority on early learning and literacy, social...
Event    Tuesday, October 19, 2021
On Tuesday, October 19th, at 5 p.m, Georgia College Leadership Programs will host Dr. Dana Winters, executive director of Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College. The event will mark the second in the Usery Forum on Leadership series for the 2021-22 academic year.  Winters will speak about leadership for the public good and how we might continue to learn from Fred Rogers. She is an international authority on early learning and literacy, social...
Announcement    Tuesday, September 21, 2021
All members of the university community are invited to submit nominations for Omicron Delta Kappa’s Emerging Leader of the Year Award. Nominees must: have freshman or sophomore status, be in good academic standing, be making a positive impact on the community, and serve as role models for other GC students. To nominate a deserving emerging leader, please complete this simple online form. Nominations should be a paragraph in length and should address how the nominee...
Announcement    Friday, September 17, 2021
On Tuesday, September 21st, at 5 p.m., Georgia College Leadership Programs will host a panel of distinguished journalists for a discussion of “Media Literacy and the Future of Democracy.” The event will mark the first in the Usery Forum on Leadership series for the 2021-22 academic year.  Panelists include Richard T. Griffiths, vice president and senior editorial director (ret.) at CNN, Rose Scott, host and executive producer at WABE Atlanta, and Greg Bluestein, political reporter...
Event    Tuesday, September 21, 2021
On Tuesday, September 21st, at 5 p.m., Georgia College Leadership Programs will host a panel of distinguished journalists for a discussion of “Media Literacy and the Future of Democracy.” The event will mark the first in the Usery Forum on Leadership series for the 2021-22 academic year.  Panelists include Richard T. Griffiths, vice president and senior editorial director (ret.) at CNN, Rose Scott, host and executive producer at WABE Atlanta, and Greg Bluestein, political reporter...
Announcement    Thursday, July 8, 2021
This week, Georgia College will publish the inaugural Leadership Forecast.  In the Leadership Forecast, Georgia College provides expert analysis on the current leadership environment and offers considerations for leaders as they guide their organizations in the year to come. The Leadership Forecast identifies emerging trends and key assessments that will affect organizations and communities, whether in private-sector firms, government and public-sector organizations, non-profits, or...
Announcement    Friday, May 21, 2021
Georgia College Director of Leadership Programs Dr. Harold Mock has been elected a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Mock’s appointment was approved in the April meeting of the institute’s Committee on Membership.  The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is one of the world’s leading think-tanks in international affairs. The IISS shapes the strategic agenda for governments, businesses, the media, and experts across the world. Based in London,...
Announcement    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
On Friday, April 16 at 10 a.m., Georgia College Leadership Programs will host a virtual symposium on “The US, China, and Europe: Trends and Challenges in 2021.” A distinguished panel of discussants, including the Hon. Darragh Paradiso, consul-general of the United States in Strasbourg, and the Hon. Meglena Kuneva, ambassador of the European Union to the Council of Europe, will discuss China’s growing economic influence on the United States and the west. The nonpartisan event will be...