Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2017-2018 Announced
The Leadership Lackawanna Core program Class of 2017-2018 recently held its first session at Geisinger-Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton.
“I’m excited for the adventures and opportunities that lie ahead,” said Leadership Lackawanna Director Nicole A. Morristell. “This year’s participants have accomplished great things in their past, and I look forward to seeing how they will utilize the leadership skills they acquire over the next 10 months.”
In Leadership Lackawanna’s 10-month Core Program participants gain leadership, interpersonal and managerial skills, as well as an enhanced understanding of the issues relevant to the Greater Scranton area, through monthly sessions. Areas of focus include community development, economic development, government, health care, law, education, quality of life, sustainability, history and media, with sessions featuring widely recognized specialists. Members of the class also devote a large portion of their time to developing and implementing community projects, hence enhancing their leadership abilities, fostering teamwork and benefiting local nonprofit organizations.