Huntington to host Visiting Executive Seminar

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2009-10-16
 Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will host a Visiting Executive Seminar on Oct. 30 at 8:45 a.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons.

The seminar brings together business leaders and Huntington University business students to discuss important issues in today’s business world. Led by Jim O’Donnell, associate professor of business and executive-in-residence, and Dr. G. Blair Dowden, president of the university, this seminar will focus on the economic and financial crisis.

Attendees will examine two articles to frame a discussion about the current economy and its effect on businesses and families. Both pieces expand on principles in Jim Collins’ new book, “How the Mighty Fall.” The first is titled “‘How the Mighty Fall’: A Primer on the Warning Signs,” and the second is “Motorola and Fannie Mae: What Went Wrong.”

Attendees are invited to stay for a lunch at noon and fellowship time following the program. Attendance is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. To RSVP, preferably by Oct. 20, contact Barb Baker at (260) 359-4069.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. In 2008, Forbes.com listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” 2009 list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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