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Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center

Levitt Center
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The Levitt Center is located in Kirner-Johnson 251.

Levitt Leadership Programming

Here at the Levitt Center, you will find many opportunities to learn and practice the skills that will help you fulfill your career goals and become a leader for your community.

Levitt Leadership Institute News

Hamilton Students Take Global Stage at CGI U

Hamilton was well-represented with seven student attendees at the 9th annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) held April 1- 3 at the University of California, Berkeley. Aleksandra Bogoevska ’17, Andy Chen ’16, Leonard Kilekwang ’16, Alexandru Hirsu ’17, Emily Moschowits ’16, Sharif Shrestha ’17 and Tsion Tesfaye ’16 were among the more than 1,200 students chosen for the prestigious conference.  All are recipients of Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center funding and/or support.  More ...

Participants reflecting on the leadership skills used to complete the Washington Challenge
Students Hone Leadership Skills in Levitt D.C. Program

Hamilton’s Levitt Leadership Institute (LLI) students spent their first week of spring break discovering how to be passionate, flexible and persistent in Washington, D.C. As organizers and participants in sessions with both governmental and non-profit organization leaders, they had the opportunity to demonstrate their newly acquired leadership skills.  More ...

Student Travels Put Hamilton on the Map

There’s just no one answer to the question: “What are Hamilton students doing over spring break?”  More ...

Participants discuss their ideas at the workshop.
Former U.S. Ambassador Bushnell Leads Women Exercising Leadership Workshop

Former U.S. Ambassador Prudence Bushnell led a workshop focused on helping women discover their leadership skills and learn strategies on how to be heard on Feb. 20. Sponsored by the Dean of Faculty's Office, this was an opportunity for female students, faculty members, and community partners to learn from Bushnell's rich experiences as a diplomat, leader and educator.  More ...

A group shot of the 2016 Levitt Leadership Institute participants in Kirner-Johnson.
5th Annual Levitt Leadership Institute Fosters Empathy and Self-Awareness

“I am convinced that individual human beings can make a difference.” The proclamation made by Prudence Bushnell, an American diplomat who served as U.S. Ambassador to Kenya and Guatemala, and the former Sol M. Linowitz Visiting Professor of International Relations at Hamilton, established the framework for the Hamilton students participating in the 5th annual Levitt Leadership Institute, Jan. 10-15.  More ...

History of the Levitt Leadership Initiative

Thanks to the generous financial support of Arthur Levitt, Jr. P'81, and the Norman and Rosita Winston Foundation, the Levitt Center began its leadership programming in 2011 with the first Levitt Leadership Institute. The Institute gives selected students across academic disciplines two weeks of hands-on training in personal leadership skills, along with real life challenges to make a positive difference using those skills. The Levitt Center is also leading an effort to incorporate the teaching of leadership skills across the curriculum through hosting faculty workshops and providing course development grants. In addition, Mr. Levitt has provided new funding for public service internships and Levitt Research Group Grants to expand opportunities for team and individual work in public affairs.

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