National Character & Leadership Symposium, February 26th - March 1st, 2014


Next year's NCLS Conference will be February 26th - March 1st at the United States Air Force Academy.

The UCCS Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative will sponsor 4 students to stay on campus and will also sponsor an additional group of attendees.

The annual National Character and Leadership Symposium brings together distinguished scholars, military leaders, corporate executives, world-class athletes, and others to explore a character-related theme based on the United States Air Force Academy's institutional outcomes. This three-day symposium provides the opportunity for all Academy personnel, visiting university students and faculty, and community members to experience dynamic speakers and take part in group discussions to enhance their own understanding of the importance and challenges of sound moral character and leadership.

UCCS may have FOUR undergraduate students attend. Undergraduate students must be between the ages of 18 and 26 to participate as visiting students. Participants will be
staying in the barracks with the cadets!

Arrival: Wednesday, February 26th (before 9:00PM)

Departure: Saturday March 1st (in the morning)

If you are interested in representing UCCS please respond ASAP to Dr. Tracy Gonzalez-Padron at with a one-paragraph explanation of how you would benefit by attending. The deadline for receiving an email is December 19th.

Note: A limited number of students over 26 can participate without staying on base. You must be able to commit to attending on  Thursday, February 27 from 7:00AM-8:30PM and Friday, February 28 from 8:00AM - 2:00PM. Email your paragraph to Dr. Tracy Gonzalez-Padron at .

If you have any questions regarding the UCCS Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative's involvement in NCLS, please contact Liz Moore.

Visit the NCLS website for more details.