June 13, 2001
Leadership Academy Sharpens Future Leaders' Skills
Local youths concentrate on self-awareness
at a new management program at California State University,
Sacramento. The Leadership Academy will begin July 9 and continue
through July 20 for junior and senior high school students.
Eric Roseguard, CSUS professor of the recreation and leisure
department, will instruct the program. Participating students
can sharpen their leadership skills and receive two academic
This program is designed to help students develop leadership
skills through activities such as team projects, readings
and assignments. "To be a successful leader, it is important
to know yourself, so I want to increase their self-awareness,"
Roseguard has a doctorate in leadership and plans to provide
various activities this summer. Students will attend a ropes
course, a visit to the CSUS Aquatic Center and a trip to the
capital to see how leadership skills are applied in a political
"All exercises will have a leadership component,"
says Roseguard. "From listening to local political leaders
to participating in leadership roles in team projects."
There will also be activities to exercise critical thinking
and problem solving skills.
Students can apply by contacting Liz Hough at (916) 278-4433
ext.141. Deadline for applications is July 8. Applicants will
be evaluated on their leadership experience, extra curricular
activities, transcripts, academic test scores and a letter
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