Marking 5+ Years of Stretch Experiences

Since 2015, PLLC scholars have practiced their leadership skills and “stretched” out of their comfort zones, pursuing projects that match their personal or professional goals and/or support a community in need. From archaeology digs in Thessaly, Greece to sustainability initiatives in Fez, Morocco, to urban beekeeping in Edmonton, these projects have contributed more than 64,000 […]

What We’re About

The Peter Lougheed Leadership College Stretch Experience attempts to move beyond the bounds of textbook learning. That’s because our mentors understand that being a leader involves hands on, self-driven approaches–the kinds that our scholars want to be doing for themselves. That’s why PLLC scholars create projects and spend 200 hours over the summer months driving their own […]

The Personal Enterprise

– Martin Ferguson-Pell, Vice-Principal, Peter Lougheed Leadership College, University of Alberta, Edmonton I’m so pleased to have the opportunity to welcome you to our Peter Lougheed Leadership College (PLLC) Stretch Experience Blog.  I am Martin Ferguson-Pell, Vice Principal of PLLC. Over the last 6 months I have had intense conversations with our scholars as they […]