2021 First Year Leadership Connection

The First-Year Leadership Connection (FYLC) is a unique 10-week opportunity for first-year KU undergraduate students to get connected to campus, network with peers, and learn about diverse leadership styles in an exciting and innovative way. Through interactive leadership excursions with campus executive leaders,  participants can get behind-the-scenes leadership experience.

The FYLC opening session will be on Feb.16 from 3 to 4 pm. We will recognize your accomplishments and completion of the program at the closing session on Apr.20 from 3 to 4 pm. Leadership Excursions will occur every Tuesday, (2/23-4/13) from 3:00-4:00 pm. This ten-week program will require a total time commitment of approximately 1-1.5 hours each week.

Participant Qualifications
Participation is limited to first-year KU undergraduate students and transfer students within their first year at KU.

Participants must earn enough points. These points can be earned by attending the leadership excursions, participating in other approved leadership development programs, and completing additional reflections.

Participants who successfully complete the program will be formally recognized at our annual recognition award.  

If you have any specific concerns or questions, please email Kai Zhang at kaizhang@ku.edu.