RCW: Back-to-school BBQ
KU Leads hosted the annual Back to School BBQ on Sunday August 21, on the concourse of Memorial Stadium. With school set to begin the next day, this evening gave student-athletes from every sport a chance to socialize and see members from other teams possibly for the first time since the summer break. Attendees where treated to an array of BBQ meats and sides, as well as watermelon and veggie kabobs. Events such as this help foster the #OneTeam mentality of KU Athletics.
KU Leads, the Kansas Jayhawks’ student-athlete development unit, focuses on leadership training, community engagement, traditions and professional development to enhance the student-athlete experience. Within KU Leads, the Kansas K Club – the department’s letterwinners association – has the mission is to help preserve the history and traditions of Kansas Athletics, support current student-athletes, and connect former participants, coaches, student athletic trainers and managers of varsity sports at the University of Kansas.