A one-day program designed to start something extraordinary.

"Catalyst accomplishes more in one day than some leadership programs can do in a year! It makes leadership accessible for all students, regardless of their leadership 'role' on campus. It is a great way to unite your student population and engage them in intentional activities and conversations about bettering themselves and their university communities. I highly recommend this program!"

Sally Gates
Assistant Director of Student Orientation & Leadership Development
The University of Tennessee

"I thought Catalyst was an excellent opportunity to network with fellow leaders on campus, but it also really taught me about what kind of leader I am.  I learned about offering my unique traits and being able to accept the traits of others in any setting. My favorite part was when we split up into groups and discussed different quotes, and I happened to find my most FAVORITE quote ever now: 'Life's ups and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.' It seemed to describe my life perfectly and it really inspired me to move through this year much smoother. I recommend Catalyst for anyone who is confused or curious about the type of leader they can be and for anyone simply wants to make a whole new group of friends!"

Nicole Stratman
University of Tennessee

"Catalyst was a great experience that really helped me delve into myself and discover my leadership potential. It helped me realize how to work better with others, and how to work better with myself."

Will Brewer
University of Tennessee


Participant Testimonials

2013 Catalyst Participant Testimonials