During the summer months, Phi Kappa Tau hosted three successful emerging leader academies. Leadership Academy—the premier and individualized leadership-development program for rising leaders of our Fraternity—walks participants through a shared curriculum. These conversations and activities allow the young leader to understand his strengths and how he can positively affect the world around him. Luke Bianco,

Cornell ’16, said, “This experience has been an excellent way to learn more about myself and my Fraternity. The days were long, but the conversations I had were incredibly worth it.”

The 2016 sessions of Leadership Academy were held in Oregonia, Ohio, Mentone, Calif. and Eatonton, Ga. More than 140 brothers attended these sessions, representing chapters and colonies from all over the United States. Participants developed connections with other rising Phi Kappa Tau leaders, identified their leadership styles and learned how to use their core values when working with others.