LEAP Institute for the Arts

Preparing Students for Life Using Soft Skills

Soft Skills for Professionals provided students practice in soft skills such as critical observation, problem solving, adaptability, and tolerance to diversity through exercises designed to challenge students’ abilities.

Winter 2016

Rally ‘Round the Flag of Justice

Sandy Ceas’ work revolves around global social issues, particularly focusing on the impact of religion on communities.

Learning the Business of Art

“The LEAP program covers a side to the art world that I wouldn’t have gotten exposure to otherwise.”

Spring 2016

Soon-to-be grad blends business with creative entrepreneurship

“I would call myself an independent artist-entrepreneur, which is what I think you have to be now if you want to work in the creative industry.”

Online Arts Leadership Master’s among top leadership programs

CSU’s online Master of Arts Leadership and Administration has received top honors from the “Oscars” of leadership.


A soon-to-be graduate of the LEAP master’s program, Christine Pelletier has already landed a position with the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra.

Winter 2015

Team travels to South Africa to chronicle indigenous art, culture

Over the summer three CSU faculty members took a group of students to South Africa to help preserve the art, history and customs of an indigenous community.