ELC Sponsored Events
Keynote: Gary Hirshberg, Chairman of Stonyfield Farm
Co-Sponsored by CCERP and the Entrepreneurial Leadership Center
September 27, 2012, 7:00 PM, Lehr Dining Room, Bolger Conference Center
Gary Hirshberg is the current Chairman of Stonyfield Farm, the world’s leading organic yogurt producer. He has been a part of Stonyfield Farm, the world’s leading organic yogurt producer. He has been part of Stonyfield from it’s founding in 1983, as an organic farming school with seven cows to its current $360 million in annual sales. Hirshberg also serves on several corporate and non-profit boards, and he is chairman and a founding partner of Just Label It, We Have the Right to Know, the national campaign to label genetically engineered foods. Hirshberg has authored two books – Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World and Label it Now – What You Need to Know About Genetically Engineered Foods. He is the recipient of nine honorary doctorates and numerous awards for his work in corporate and environmental leadership.
The Office of Experimental Learning and Career Management and the Entrepreneurial Leadership Center are proud to co-sponsor:
Making Social Media Work for You - Mr. Daron Pressley
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 12:00 PM
Student Memorial Center (SMC) Room 24
Do you know how Facebook and Twitter accounts can hurt or help your career? Do you have a LinkedIn account? Learn about using social media to succeed with your job. This event is B.Y.O.D. Bring your own device (iPad, laptop, smartphone) to access your social media accounts for immediate feedback.
Guest Speaker: Andrew Slack, Executive Director, The Harry Potter Alliance
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 6:00 PM
Student Memorial Center (SMC) MPR
Discover one way someone found to turn their love for a favorite book series into a successful career. Andrew Slack is a social rights activist, writer, producer, comedian and executive director of the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA), a nonprofit that inspires hundreds of thousands of Harry Potter fans to act as heroes in our world through civic engagement and human rights advocacy. Andrew has been praised by JK Rowling in Time Magazine and on her website; he's also been featured on NPR's Morning Edition, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Australia's Today Show, and was a keynote speaker at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. CLICK HERE to learn more information about The Harry Potter Alliance