Participants at the Leadership Studies Student Research Symposium

Student Leadership Symposium


2019 Gonzaga University Student Leadership Research Symposium

Friday, April 26th - Saturday, April 27th, 2019  | Spokane, WA

The 7th Annual Leadership Symposium aims to explore emerging questions, completed research, service learning projects and interactive workshops within undergraduate, masters, and doctoral leadership studies students and alumni at Gonzaga. The conference is intended to stimulate dialogue and critical reflection of the multiple perspectives of our students, our programs and the complexity of the field of leadership studies. The conference goal is to highlight students' leadership studies projects and research currently alive in our programs.

Our conference organizers are committed to encouraging leadership student scholars and practitioners from various programs and levels to participate in an inclusive dialogue about leadership studies at Gonzaga University. 



Detailed agenda, including presenters and breakout sessions, coming soon!


Friday, April 26th 

3:30 pm  |  Registration

4:15 pm  |  Welcome

4:30 pm  |  Presentation Session

5:30 pm  |  Poster Presentations, Dinner, & Networking

7:00 pm  |  Speaker

Saturday, April 21st

8:00 am  |  Light Breakfast & Registration

8:30 am  |  Community of Leaders Breakfast

9:00 am  |  Presentation Session 3

10:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Presentation Sessions

3:30 - 5:00 pm  |  Closing Social


Call for Proposals

This year’s conference is open to current students from the following Gonzaga areas:

  • Comprehensive Leadership Program (CLP) 
  • M.A. Communication & Leadership
  • M.A. Organizational Leadership
  • Undergraduate Payne Center for Leadership Development

  • Doctoral students and candidates
  • Alumni and other students exploring the topic of leadership at Gonzaga University

Students and candidates must submit a paper abstract, workshop proposal, panel discussion proposal, and/or a poster proposal by March 4, 2019 deadline for consideration.

Links to register and submit proposals to be posted soon!  


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MSC 2616
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258
(509) 313-3485