Huntington University’s Leadership Luncheon to promote becoming resilient leaders

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2010-09-08

Huntington, Ind. — Dr. Rick Upchurch, director of Huntington University’s EXCEL Adult Degree Programs, will be the featured speaker at the Sept. 22 Leadership Luncheon.

Upchurch will address characteristics of resiliency and ways to become a more resilient leader in his speech titled, “Resilient Leadership in the Fact of Vicissitude.” According to Upchurch, change requires resiliency, and change, according to many, is becoming the norm. Leaders who are the most effective and who enjoy life the most will be those who understand how to be resilient in the face of change.

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 $10 per person – a reduced price this year. The luncheon is open to the public.
For reservations, 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, and 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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