About the Summit
What role will you play in shaping the future?
Designed to engage the Penn State community in discussion and interactive programs focused on global issues and leadership scenarios in the next decade. The Summit will:
Enhance opportunities offered to students, keeping them and the Schreyer Honors College on the leading edge of honors education.
Challenge students to discover the skills necessary to lead in a global community and develop a vision of the future.
Benefit students by giving them the opportunity to hear from and interact with a world leader.
Summit Keynote 04.01.15
Speaker to be announced soon
Want to create a Summit event or include an existing event in our program? E-mail email@example.com to get involved.
Meaningful conversations have the power to transform lives, and are critical constructs of the role of universities in testing ideas and promoting progress on complex issues. I hope you’ll join the Schreyer Honors College for a yearlong conversation about The Power of Money, this year’s theme for the Shaping the Future Summit.- Eric Barron, President, Penn State University
The shape of our future will be determined by today's students and how they answer tough questions. We want to give these questions to them now rather than later.- Christian M. M. Brady, Dean, Schreyer Honors College
The Shaping the Future Summit is an opportunity for students and faculty alike to expand their horizons and see topics from a new angle. Whether you come to all of the events throughout the year, or join us for the keynote address in the spring, you will see on display the best of Penn State's open-minded intellectual culture and how we can all engage with the world the make it a better place.- Michael Paul, Director, Penn State Lunar Lion Team
The Summit is a place for ideas to emerge and evolve as people with different backgrounds discuss their views on presented topics or issues.- Arti Patel, Schreyer Scholar in Industrial Engineering '16
Every once in awhile, you'll walk away from a conversation with butterflies in your stomach and an ambition to shape the future. The Power of Money, this year's theme for the Shaping the Future Summit, is a year long conversation with some of the best minds at Penn State and around the world. Yes, it will be one of those conversations.- Mitch Robinson, Energy Engineering '16 & Vice President, Innoblue
Sponsors & Partners
Smeal College of Business
Department of Economics
Office of Undergraduate Education
Student Programming Association
State of State
Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County
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