Uli Leibrecht - CEPA Director and FounderJanuary 19, 2023

Milledgeville, GA USA

Omicron Delta Kappa Induction Convocation & Lecture

Georgia College and State University’s circle, or chapter, of the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa announced the recipient of their 2023 member-honoris-causa (honorary membership).

It was awarded to the Executive Director of CEPA, Uli Leibrecht, in recognition of the leadership she provides in international education and the good she has created at Georgia College through the Intercultural Leadership program.

The annual awards celebrate individuals and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and have had a positive impact on the campus community. Previous members-honoris-causa include the Georgia state senator, two private sector CEOs, and two professors. Established in 1914 at Washington & Lee University (Virginia), ODK is the national leadership honor society. Famous members have included Franklin Roosevelt, Robert Kennedy, Walter Cronkite, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, and Cokie Roberts.

Omicron Delta Kappa – Leadership Programs | Georgia College & State University (gcsu.edu)

Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is reserved to those who demonstrate leadership achievements in one of five phases of university life: Scholarship; Athletics; Community service, social and religious activity, and university governance; Journalism and rhetoric; and the creative and performing arts. Members are expected to demonstrate exemplary character, responsible leadership and service in university and community life, superior scholarship, genuine fellowship, and dedication to democratic ideals. Nominations come from within the Georgia College Circle of OΔK.

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“Together We Are Stronger”

After 3 years of not cutting her hair, Sandra from our Strasbourg, France location, donated 47cm of it to the non-profit association “Solidhair”.

This association’s mission is to help cancer patients as well as provide financial aid to patients and their families in need.

It has always been a desire of hers to donate her hair to cancer patients since it is a personal subject close to home for her and her family.

We are proud that Sandra is part of the CEPA team!

March 28, 2022

Meaningful and Personal Support

Many Ukrainians have already arrived in the city of Ingersheim, Germany, and many more are expected to arrive in the coming months.

Currently, the families are staying with private individuals throughout the city, but housing is very limited.

This week, the Leibrecht Family welcomed one Ukrainian refugee family to live in their guest apartment in the Ingersheim Castle, which is also home to the CEPA offices.

A private initiative was also recently started in Ingersheim to offer professional online German courses  free of charge. The courses are financed by donations and the courses will start as soon as possible. If you are interested in supporting this initiative, please contact: gleich@collegium-palatinum.de

Additionally, the Leibrecht Family is also making arrangements to house three additional families in the extra rooms at their castle, Château de Pourtalès, in Strasbourg, France.

Thank you for your support!