Ghosts of Rwanda Night is a well-remembered SEGL rite-of-passage. Since our first semester, the powerful PBS Frontline documentary has challenged our students with classic leadership dilemmas: What is the most ethical response to mass atrocities?
Dear friends of SEGL:
I write with exciting news:
SEGL is launching a semester program in South Africa!
Our partner and host in this endeavor is the African Leadership Academy, one of the world’s premiere educational institutions.
Our tenth spring semester is off to a roaring and unique start. For the first time in our history we’ve pushed traditional classes to the second week; this allows us to focus on building critical thinking skills that will serve us throughout the semester and beyond.
Both the federal government and SEGL are open for business this weekend, and we couldn’t be more excited. This group of students is already distinguishing itself for its camaraderie and depth of thought, and the weeks ahead look particularly promising.
Books and Basketball, Fall 2018 Edition! FEET! BASE!
ELBOW! OVER KNEE UNDER BALL!
FOLLOW THROUGH! COOKIE JAR!
Every Wednesday afternoon from 4:30-5:30pm, dozens of 1st and 2nd graders swarm around our SEGL students.
Criminal justice reform. It is both polarizing (think #blacklivesmatter vs. #bluelivesmatter vs. #alllivesmatter) and unifying: in recent years both Democrats and Republicans have worked together on the issue.
Thinking on your feet is among the most important skills a leader must learn. One cannot present a doctoral thesis, testify before Congress, argue a case before the Supreme Court, or lead soldiers through battle without the ability to think and speak quickly.
What a jam-packed weekend! Our 10th anniversary year started with a bang last weekend: hundreds of guests, top-notch speakers, insightful conversation, a sparkling rooftop Gala, and–of course–plenty of camaraderie between old friends and new!
This week we finished our case study on Media Literacy, Bias, and Ethics with a visit from CNN White House Correspondent Abby Phillip and a trip to see a live taping of Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News.