Congratulations to Leadership Studies Minor Graduate, Claire Waletzki!

Claire Waletzki will receive a Leadership Studies Minor and a degree in Communication Studies from Iowa State University. Congratulations, Claire!

What are your career plans after graduation?

I plan to continue my education here at Iowa State University. I will be obtaining my masters of education with a focus in student affairs.

What other goals do you have for your life after graduation (hobbies, travel, self-improvement, etc.)?

I hope to find time to travel when I’m not in class.


What was your favorite Leadership Studies class? Why?

I really enjoyed leadership classes that looked at leaders throughout history.


How do you feel Leadership Studies has made an impact on you?

Leadership studies has helped me develop key skills that employers often look for.


After your time in the program, what is your definition of leadership?

Leadership is influencing a group of people to obtain a group goal.


What activities, clubs, or groups were you a member of at ISU?

The Iowa State Daily.


What awards, recognition, accomplishments, or scholarships did you receive while attending Iowa State University?

Deans list fall 2019, spring 2019, fall 2020 Isu academic scholarship.


What would you say to someone considering a Leadership Studies minor or certificate?

Leadership studies is a great addition to your major for any career. It also teaches you a lot about yourself and how to improve your own goals.