SUNY Global Leader Experience

June 17-20, 2019

 Why Choose the SUNY Global Leader Experience

In partnership with Common Purpose (UK), students gain exposure to a global network of leadership experts and a specialized curriculum targeted to strengthen the next generation of leaders. Interested in developing your Cultural Intelligence? Looking for an opportunity to enhance your college experience? Hoping to develop your network?

SUNY’s Global Leader Experience provides a unique opportunity to SUNY students within the SUNY system. The intensive leadership development programming, based in NYC, will expose students to a unique curriculum designed to prepare them to be civic leaders and that curriculum is complemented by customized applied learning opportunities in New York.

The Summer 2019 program kicks off June 17th and will feature students from University at Albany, Maritime College and Binghamton University as well as other SUNY campuses. Seats are available for individual students that are interested and able to participate! Campus groups that are able to send delegations of students a(at least 5) are eligible for discounted rates. Reach out to Carolyn Mattiske at or 518-445-4201 with any questions.


About the GLE

The Challenge for this summer’s GLE is “How do we ensure technological innovation delivers societal as well as economic value in cities?”

Students have the opportunity to examine this global Challenge from a local perspective. Common Purpose provides students with access to some of the most visionary leaders in their fields. Past participating companies have included American Express, GE, Microsoft and the NYPD. The leaders offer unique insights that students can use to advance academically and professionally, all while creating positive changes in their own communities and around the world.

The intensive four-day program will offer opportunities for students to explore topics such as:

  • cross boundary leadership
  • teamwork
  • cultural intelligence