SLU John Cook School of Business Hosts Banquet Event Recognizing Service Leadership Graduating Seniors

Students complete 300 hours of community service, attend workshops and coursework as part of Service Leadership Program 




ST. LOUIS - The Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business Service Leadership Program recognized 13 graduating seniors during a special recognition banquet on Sunday, April 27.

Students were invited to bring their family and friends to celebrate their work in the program. Students in the unique service-leadership program complete 300 hours of community service, attend 24 leadership workshops and take 15 hours of coursework focused on issues of social justice and civic responsibility.

This year’s graduating service leadership students, include:

“The graduating service leaders have practiced leadership by being a servant first and have demonstrated that service can be a transformational experience for them and for the communities aided,” said Ben Smyth, manager of co-curricular and service learning programs at the John Cook School of Business. “Our hope is that they will take the lessons that they have learned from the program with them as they leave SLU and that they will continue to be men and women of service and solidarity.”  

The John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University is dedicated to excellence in business education inspired by the Jesuit ideals of educating the whole person, seeking truth, and serving others. Founded in 1910 with Father Davis’ vision to create a flourishing school of finance and commerce, the John Cook School of Business is the oldest business school west of the Mississippi River. Rooted in a rich history of values-based business education, for the past century Saint Louis University’s business school has continuously sought to define business education.

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