Blue Knight Leadership: Forging Great Leaders & Teams
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 18, 2014!!
This intense, three-day seminar will introduce Carleton students to the concepts of leadership and team building in the context of liberal arts and business careers, using a historical framework. Led by Carleton alumnus Jeff Appelquist '80, author of Sacred Ground: Leadership Lessons from Gettysburg & Little Bighorn, this seminar will provide a unique opportunity for 12 Carleton sophomores to gain a better understanding of self and others at one of the most historically important locations in the United States. As part of the seminar, participants will also have the opportunity to tour various sites near the Gettysburg National Military Park & Battlefield.
By participating in this seminar, twelve Carleton sophomores will come away with: 1) A better understanding of their unique leadership essence; 2) A better understanding of the leadership dimensions that enable them to lead effectively in the stress and chaos of a constantly changing business environment; and 3) A personal commitment to a process of continuous leadership development.
When: March 18-20, 2014. Flights depart MSP on the morning of March 18 (to Dulles International) and will return the night of March 20. Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate flights to/from other airports.
Hotel Information: Gettysburg Wyndham Hotel, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
The trip related expenses covered by Carleton College include the following:
- Round-trip airfare from Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport to Dulles International Airport
- One checked bag for airline travel. The cost of checking additional or over-sized bags is the responsibility of the participant.
- Ground transportation to/from Carleton College and MSP International Airport
- Ground transportation to/from Dulles International Airport and Gettysburg Wyndham Hotel
- Bus tour of the Gettysburg battlefield and all related film and museum expenses
- Two nights at the Gettysburg Wyndham Hotel
- All meals once in Gettysburg
- All related course materials and book(s)
Participants may need money for the following:
- Housing and meal expense related to staying on-campus before and/or after the seminar (if applicable)
- Airline baggage fees for additional or over-sized bags (Carleton pays for one bag)
- Snacks and souvenirs while in Gettysburg (if applicable)
- Meals/snacks on travel days (i.e., airport grub)
Travel Policies & Procedures
In the interest of student safety, improved communication, and fiscal responsibility, the following policies and procedures exist for students traveling on Carleton sponsored events:
- All participants are required to complete a Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement form online. Any participant under the age of 18 must have the form completed by a parent or legal guardian. This form will be sent to all participants once the selection process is complete.
- The necessary travel documents such as Driver’s Licenses, Visa’s, Passports, immunization records, etc. must be obtained before the College will make any travel arrangements
Enrollment is limited to twelve (12) currently enrolled, sophomore students at Carleton College. All participants must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the College. Participants are selected based on answers provided on the application and ability to share their obtained knowledge with the Carleton community once they return to campus.
Current Sophomores may apply by completing the application below. The deadline is January 18 with interviews the following week.