The 1955 Club provides meaningful opportunities for student ambassadors to develop leadership skills through an annual retreat, workshops and readings. The organization also emphasizes personal responsibility, integrity, and professional development.
Develop Business Skills
Develop skills in marketing, event management, and organizational behavior while make new friends and connections in Kogod.
Become a Better Leader
By attending the required Annual Leadership Retreat you will learn important leadership skills. The retreat includes a ropes course and the opportunity to get to know other Kogod student leaders.
Who should apply?
1955 Club is for students who are:
- Interested in leadership development
- Looking for ways to relate your experience as a business student outside the classroom
- Committed to enhancing the Kogod experience for other students.
The 1955 Club has two purpose-driven groups:
Envoys serve as program ambassadors and represent Kogod to prospective students during AU Admission Days and other recruitment events. Each envoy must become familiar with Kogod admission and recruitment techniques and attend (at least) two events a semester. Students must also have a competitive GPA and co-curricular involvement.
Peer Mentors provide support for first-year student programs such as New Student Orientation and Kogod Kick-Off. Each mentor is expected to coordinate 1 social and 1 academic program for your assigned mentees. Students must have a competitive GPA and co-curricular involvement.