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Lunch and Learn Speaker Series Part 2

West Virginia State University Announces
Speakers for Next Session of Weekly Series

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) has announced the lineup of speakers for the next session of its popular Lunch and Learn Series. 

The weekly series began in January and takes place at the new WVSU Center located at 107 Capitol St. in downtown Charleston. 

The next session of the weekly speakers series will run each Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. beginning March 20 and continuing through May 1.

The following speakers and topics are scheduled for the weekly series:
  • March 20 -- Leadership and Organizational Culture, presented by Coach John Pennington, Ph.D., WVSU Head Football Coach; 
  • March 27 – U.S. Corporations are from Mars, Chinese Corporations are from Venus, presented by Dr. Michael Young, WVSU Associate Professor of Management;
  • April 3 -- Charleston’s Triangle District, presented by Carolyn Tillman, Community Activist; 
  • April 10 -- Fruits and Vegetables: Nutrition, Phytochemicals and Human Health, presented by Dr. Umesh Reddy, WVSU Professor of Genetics and Genomics;  
  • April 17 -- Prescription Medication Safety, presented by Heather McDaniel, Vice President, West Virginia Drug Intervention Institute; 
  • April 24 -- Governmental Ethics in Higher Education and the Community, presented by Kimberly Weber, Esq., Executive Director, West Virginia Ethics Commission; 
  • May 1 -- Building and Maintaining Organizational Culture and Character in Challenging Times, presented by Mike Kelley, Principal, Herbert Hoover High School.
The sessions on March 20, April 24 and May 1 qualify for Continuing Professional Education for Certified Public Accountants.

The weekly Lunch and Learn series is free. 

Audience members are encouraged to bring a lunch and learn more about the topics being discussed.

Light refreshments will be available on site.


The WVSU Center is located at 107 Capitol St. in downtown Charleston.

For information about renting space to have an event at the WVSU Center please email WVSUCenterEvents@wvstateu.edu
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