Second Point of Entry - Presidents Leadership Class (PLC)

The Second Point of Entry into The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) program is for rising sophomores, both continuing at CU and transfer students, with a strong academic record, leadership initiative, depth of commitment to their interests, and a desire to better their community. PLC is a rigorous leadership development program for students from any college or major. PLC prepares students for the challenges of our rapidly changing world by cultivating academic and professional excellence, critical thinking, creative problem solving, ethical reasoning, thoughtful implementation, and community involvement. Upon acceptance, scholars earn a one-year, $1000 scholarship. After their first year in the program, other scholarships available to PLC students only, become available for financial assistance.

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Presidents Leadership Class
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide one current instructor, teacher, professor, coach, supervisor, mentor, director, etc. recommendation by entering their full name and email address.
  2. Please explain your involvement and level of commitment, beyond academics, with other organizations on or off campus. How do you see PLC fitting into your current schedule/life balance?
  3. If you had to describe the human race today in three words or phrases, which three would you choose and why?
  4. Eleanor Roosevelt said, “I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.” What are you curious about and how do you explore this curiosity? How does your unique curiosity shape your perspective?
  5. Please watch the Danger of Silence TED Talk by Clint Smith. In the talk, Smith says, “Silence is the residue of fear.” Take the chance in this short answer to “speak your truth.” How do you or how could you use your voice to speak over fear and ignorance?
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