Leadership Luncheon seeks to ‘open minds’ to cultural differences

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2010-03-16
Huntington, Ind.—Dr. Pamala Morris will be the featured speaker at Huntington University’s Leadership Luncheon on March 24. Morris is the assistant dean/director for the office of multicultural programs at Purdue University. Morris will address “Diversity in the Workplace: Opening Our Minds to People, Culture and Opportunities.”

“Our ability to interact and work effectively in diverse environments will rely on our ability to recognize, understand and adapt to cultural differences,” Morris said. “This session provides an opportunity for individuals to understand your place and others in a multicultural, multiethnic and multinational society.”

Morris’ lecture will also engage discussion about developing a diversity consciousness in the workplace, and she asks that individuals bring their experiences to share with the group.

The luncheon, sponsored by the Huntington University Center for Leadership, will take place from noon to 1 p.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons. The cost is $15 per person. The luncheon is open to the public.

For reservations, contact Barb Baker at (260) 359-4069 or bbaker@huntington.edu.
The Leadership Luncheon series is held on the fourth Wednesday of the month during the school year. To be added to the mailing list, contact Barb Baker at (260) 359-4069 or bbaker@huntington.edu.
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. Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” 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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