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Honors Leadership Summits

The Leadership Summit is a half-day program designed to engage first-year Honors students in an intimate leadership learning community where students interact with high level executives, engage one another in group problem-solving, and develop personal visions while setting the foundation for a successful four years in college and beyond.

The speakers for Summer/Fall Semester 2014 are:

  • Thursday, July 24, - Sarah Antonucci, Calfee, Halter, & Griswold, LLP
  • Thursday, July 31, - Kofi Sarkodie, Houston Dynamo
  • Thursday, August 7, - Scotty Eastbourn, Virgin Galactic
  • Thursday, August 14, - Bridget Linton, Fox Ohio News
  • Thursday, August 21, - Anthony Alexander, CEO, FirstEnergy Corp. (CAPSTONE EVENT)
  • Friday, September 12,, - TBD

The speakers for Summer/Fall Semester 2013 were:

  • Friday, July 26th, Aniqa Feerasta, Amazon, Inc.
  • Friday, August 2nd, Mike Honeck, Disney Imagineer
  • Friday, August 9th, Jessica Custer, Social Entrepreneur
  • Friday, August 16th, Michael Modon, Google, Inc.
  • Thursday, August 22th, Richard Smucker, The Smucker Company

The speakers for Summer/Fall Semester 2012 were:

  • Monday, July 23rd – Ms. Sandra Pianalto, President and CEO, 4th District Federal Reserve Bank
  • Monday, July 30th – Head Football Coach Terry Bowden, University of Akron
  • Friday, August 10th – President Luis Proenza, Ph.D., University of Akron
  • Monday, August 20th – Vice President Jim Tressel, University of Akron
  • Saturday, September 15th - Brigadier General Maria Kelly, United States Army