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Connecticut HOBY’s Wesleyan CLeW in Review!

Hey, HOBY! We at the Alumni Association are having an OUTSTANDING start to February, but why not take some time to reflect on some of the things that made January so amazing? In addition to the excitement of Staff Applications for the 2018 Connecticut HOBY Leadership Seminar, we held our first Community Leadership Workshop (CLeW)…

WLC 2017

Hey, Connecticut HOBY! This past July, we had the privilege to witness four Connecticut HOBY 2017 alumni take on the HOBY World Leadership Congress (#HOBYWLC2017): #theGOLDstandard, at Loyola University in the City by the Lake, Chicago, Illinois! But, instead of just recapping what happened that life-changing week, why not hear from the alumni themselves? We…

CT HOBY 2017

Greetings from the 2017 CT HOBY Leadership Seminar happening here at the University of Bridgeport! So far, this weekend has been outstanding! It is hard to believe that the weekend is almost over. With the ambassadors in the midst of a life-altering experience, they are showing themselves to be the truly amazing young people that…

Last minute seminar information!

Where will the seminar be held? The seminar will take place at University of Bridgeport, Barnum Hall; 150 Marina Park Circle, Bridgeport, CT 06604When will the seminar be held? Seminar participants may register any time after 7:00 a.m. but before 8:30 a.m. on June 3rd, 2016. The seminar will begin with Ambassador Orientation on Friday,…


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Jill Durso, 2016 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient

I was sitting in the dining hall at school on a Tuesday night when my phone started to ring. It was an unknown number from California, so I figured it had to be HOBY related. After answering, the President and CEO of HOBY, Javier La Fianza, informed me that I had been selected as one…


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2016 HOBY Seminar Theme

2016 Theme: All for One and One for All The Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership conference is known for its focus on personal, group, and societal leadership. These elements ultimately culminate in a push toward our Leadership 4 Service (L4S) objective. This year, we look forward to showcasing these principles to our 2016 ambassadors with an…

April Alumni Association Meeting

On April 24th, 2016, eight outstanding members of the CT HOBY Alumni Association gathered together for a PB&J-a-thon to benefit the Immaculate Conception Shelter & Housing Corporation in Hartford, Connecticut. The students worked together to make 168 sandwiches which were delivered by members of the CT HOBY Corporate Board at the conclusion of the meeting….


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CT HOBY helps tackle hunger in the community and abroad

Jacqueline Kasinskas, a 2014 CT HOBY alumna representing Mercy High School, attended the 2015 Advanced Leadership Academy (ALA). She has always been passionate about helping those in need, so she decided to direct her ALA project towards those experiencing hunger. In July 2015, she began planning and organizing her project at the ALA conference at…

2015 Seminar Off to an Outstanding Start!

The 2015 seminar is off to an OUTSTANDING start! Shortly after arriving, ambassadors were thrown into bootcamp to learn some HOBY cheers they’d use throughout the weekend. Ambassadors were separated into various groups named around the theme “Bloom Where You Are Planted,” and were introduced to their facilitators and other group members. Dancing is a…