Charles B Wright
Charles B. Wright Leadership session dates TBD
Charles B. Wright Leadership Institute was established in December 2000, the Charles B. Wright Institute, Emerging Student Leaders Program was designed for students who want to strengthen their leadership skills, and knowledge of Coppin State University.
The institute has since evolved to the Charles B. Wright Organizational Leadership Conference (established 2018) and a series of workshops and seminars for students to enhance their leadership skills. The Charles B. Wright Leadership Programs will continue to expand to further students' knowledge and skills on various levels.
About Charles B. Wright
Charles B. Wright was born on March 28, 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the older of two male siblings and died after a brief illness on January 9, 1994. Charles B. Wright graduated from Baltimore City College High School in 1961. He then went on and obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Coppin State Teachers College in May 1966. And he also received his Masters in Education from Coppin in 1970. While attending Coppin he was a very active student leader. He initiated the Charter Line for Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. in 1965 and served as the first chapter president. He also held several positions in different clubs/organizations. And he also worked in various positions during his tenure at Coppin State including, but not limited to, research associate and assistant professor. He even once served as the Vice President for Student Life (known now as the Division of Student Affairs) at Coppin.
Charles B. Wright's accomplished many things on local and national levels. And in honor of him, in December 2000, the Charles B. Wright (CBW) Leadership Institute was developed. This program is designed for students who want to strengthen their leadership skills and knowledge of Coppin State University (then College). Throughout their tenure at Coppin student participants assess leadership styles, practice learned skills meet and interact with campus and community leaders, plan strategies for campus and community involvement, and set goals for leadership development.