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Ryan Leadership Institute - Senior Service

During their Senior year, students in our Ryan Leadership Institute participate in two programs that focus on the learning and application of practical skills. 



The Business Education in Skills & Techniques program consists of six (6) workshops, conducted three times each semester, in which business professionals offer a variety of skills that would be applicable in any career or corporate setting, such as

  • ♦  projects ... how to create a proposal and/or make a formal presentation
  • ♦  personnel ... how to market oneself, conduct interviews, and/or complete performance appraisals
  • ♦  communications ... how to engage in active listening, interact with different generations, and/or craft public relations
  • ♦  groups ... how to conduct efficient meetings and/or navigate a corporate culture
  • ♦  finances ... how to create an operating budget and/or review a financial statemement
  • ♦  events ... how to plan, promote, and assess activities

current schedule of workshops


As the acronym implies, leadership students are required to take an active role in a campus organization of some kind (e.g., team, club, committee, etc.); alternatively, students may design and execute a unique project on campus.  The purpose of these "service" projects is to put into practice, for the benefit of the campus community, the valuable tools learned in the ► "Hero's Journey"during the preceding year.

► project Proposal form

Events Calendar

Heritage Week - Biomedical Ethics Forum

Monday, January 22, 2018, 07:00 PM
DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA
DeSales University Center

Public Forum on Biomedical Ethics, celebrating the Christian Humanist, Francis de Sales, with special guest speaker YVONNE FLORCZAK-SEEMAN, discussing ‘The Dignity of Woman’ on the 45th anniversary of the supreme court decision of Roe v Wade.

No tickets required. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Salesian Spirituality