The speaker seminars are designed to explore different leadership topics and how they impact organizations. Guest speakers share their views and experiences from various business, community and academic backgrounds. The seminars occur each semester and are open to the greater university and surrounding communities.
March 2015, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge
Leadership Challenges in the 21st Century: A Conversation with Ken Blanchard & Garry Ridge
November 2014, Captain Mark Cedrun
Lessons in Crisis Leadership: The Dramatic Rescue of Captain Phillips
October 2014, Shutopa Das, MS
Leading in a Multi-Generational Workplace
October 2013, Art Barter
Servant Leadership: An Answer to 21st Century Leadership Challenges?
March 2013, Panel Presentation
The Mentoring Advantage: Strengthening Organizations Through Women's Leadership
October 2012, Carl Luna, Ph.D.
April 2012, Chris Van Gorder
Leading Change and Managing Growth
March 2011, Robert Dickman
Great Leaders as Great Storytellers: Why Stories Matter
October 2010, Anthony F. Smith, Ph.D.
The Taboos of Leadership
March 2010, Jung-Ho Pak
Leadership Lessons from the Orchestra: A Conversation with Jung-Ho Pak
November 2009, Dr. Nick Yphantides
Healthcare Leadership: What the Health is Happening to America?
October 2009, Mark King
Lessons in Leadership from the Fairway
March 2009, Holly Green
Mentoring, Networking, and Leading in These Turbulent Times
October 2008, Jeff Campbell, Dr. Jennifer Merolla and Kelly Cunningham
The 2008 Presidential Election: Leadership, Voting Behavior, & The Economy
November 2007, Jeff Campbell, Lt. Col.Kent Rideout, Col. George Reed, and Jim Tiffany
From the Battlefield to the Boardroom: Applying Military Experience to Business Leadership
April 2007, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith
Creating World-Class Leaders: What Got You Here Won't Get You There
March 2006, Patrick J. Kuhse
Prominence to Prison: Why Smart Leaders can Do Dumb Things
October 2005, Dr. Craig Pearce
March 2005, Marina Kotsianas and Patricia Sueltz
Women: Changing the Face of Business Leadership
October 2004, Dr. Raj Pillai and Dr. Jeff Kohles