UAPB to host Leadership Workshop

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will host a leadership workshop August 8, 2014 from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Presented by The STAND Foundation, Inc., the workshop will be held in the auditorium of the Adair Human Sciences building on UAPB’s campus. Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) will be awarded.

The morning session will feature Dr. Charity F. Smith, former Assistant Commissioner/Superintendent of Education, in Arkansan and current Principal Education Associate at Fetterman & Associates seeking to continuously improve academic performance by leading the researched-based systemic changes, intellectual renaissance, professional development, and innovative education policy initiative necessary to ensure that students are prepared for post-secondary education, career, and life in the twenty-first century global economy.

The afternoon session will feature Michael Steele who currently serves as President and CEO of Advantage Communications, Inc. a full-service advertising and public relations agency headquartered in the South and Southwest United States. He continues to work with the best and brightest in the industry and is committed to mentoring up-and-coming marketing “powerhouse.” He has a particular interest in investing in agency diversity and building a talented marketing team that is as multicultural as the American consumer market.

leadershipThe STAND Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization created to empower individuals and organizations through leadership training. For over five years, The STAND Foundation, Inc. has developed many Arkansans into new leaders for businesses and public service throughout the state. The STAND Foundation Edward Coleman Leadership Institute is an intense interactive and rewarding leadership training institute. The session covers comprehensive training in the areas of personal, career and community service development and is augmented with Internet based training.

For more information, contact Mrs. Bonita Corbin at (870) 575-8315 or Marolyn Farris (870) 536-5363.

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