Popular leadership program is celebrating its 35th anniversary
MILWAUKEE – Celebrating its 35th year, the Future Milwaukee Community Leadership Program, offered through Marquette University’s College of Professional Studies, is currently recruiting 35 to 40 individuals for its nine-month program. Participants will meet two times each month on Monday evenings from September 2013 through May 2014.
Applications are available online; the deadline to apply has been extended to Wednesday, July 31. Students applying for scholarship aid must complete the program and scholarship application by Monday, July 15.
Program participants can expect to examine their leadership capabilities, focus on expanding skills and explore best practices in team building and collaboration. Students also engage directly with community leaders in organizations throughout Milwaukee County that are key to the community’s vitality and health.
Since 1978, the Future Milwaukee leadership program, which since 2005 has been housed in Marquette’s College of Professional Studies, has been building a diverse group of ethically based leaders among all sectors of the Milwaukee community. To date, there are more than 1,500 Future Milwaukee graduates who serve as leaders in business, nonprofit, government and community organizations throughout the region.