Why Leadership and Ethics Matter: The Covenant with Black America
KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Oct. 16‚ 2006) — Interdisciplinary and culturally diverse faculty and staff from…
Georgia (Oct 16, 2006) — Why Leadership and Ethics Matter: The Covenant with Black America
Contact: Frances Weyand‚ Director of University Relations
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KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Oct. 16‚ 2006) — Interdisciplinary and culturally diverse faculty and staff from Kennesaw State University have participated in The Covenant With Black America‚ an on−going nationwide discussion series based on the best−selling compilation of essays‚ featuring an introduction by Tavis Smiley. A panel of participants‚ facilitated by Linda Lyons‚ director of Kennesaw State's Center for University Learning‚ will recap the focus of the discussions and reveal group and personal action plans that have evolved from the discussions at KSU.
The book provides some very useful data about issues confronting the African−American community and suggests a wake−up call for every American regarding activism in matters of education‚ health care‚ environmental issues‚ and social and economic justice for all.
The event is sponsored by the Siegel Institute for Leadership‚ Ethics & Character and co−sponsored by KSU's Coles College of Business‚ College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Graduate College‚ as well as Elesys North America Inc. and UPS.
Thursday‚ Oct. 26‚ 12:15 – 1:45 p.m. lunch provided (please contact Joann Trodahl at 678−797−2204)
Leadership Room‚ Carmichael Student Center
Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population approaching 20‚000 from 132 countries. The third largest state university out of 35 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ Kennesaw State offers more than 60 graduate and undergraduate degrees‚ including a brand new doctorate in education.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.