JCPenney Leadership Center
Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma
The JCPenney Leadership Center in OU’s Price College of Business has named Taylor Freeman as its outstanding mentor for Oklahoma Mentor Day. Taylor is a senior from Ada majoring in human resources management.
The program allows high achieving students to develop their leadership skills and become business leaders. This program is committed to personal growth as well as professional development through the broadening of student perspectives and the strengthening of student business skills.
Taylor serves as the student director of peer training for the program and mentored the Peer Training team on the delivery and content building of new member curriculum for all new associates in the leadership program.
Crystal Clayton, program director added that Taylor has served as a role model and advisor for the new cohort of candidate leadership associates newly accepted into the program.
“Taylor has displayed patience and true leadership as she has worked to lead the new associates through their first semester in the program, and showed grace under pressure as she navigated the peer training team through a successful semester,” Clayton said.
This is Taylor’s second year being involved with the Peer Training team. In the 2015-2016 academic year she served as Peer Trainer, delivering programs to leadership associates in the program and to various student groups in the Price College of Business. She also serves on the JCPenney Leadership Center Student Advisory Board.