Paul Rusesabagina with sponsor Geri Bellino, and Carmen McSpadden

Real life hero of Hotel Rwanda, Paul Rusesabagina, with sponsor Geri Bellino and the Director of the MSU Leadership Institute, Carmen McSpadden.

Founded in 1997 to provide leadership opportunities and inspirations to students, the MSU Leadership Institute offers answers, resources and connections for developing leaders of in our world. Acting as a catalyst to the awakening of students' natural leadership skills, communication abilities and creativity, the MSU Leadership Institute empowers students to be proactive and visionary members of society. Several opportunities exist for those interested in contributing to the continued work and excellence of the MSU Leadership Institute.

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