Gannon Hosts Leadership Conference for McDowell Honors Students
Posted: October 25, 2017
This Friday, close to one-hundred McDowell Honors students will
be visiting Gannon University's campus for a leadership conference.
Gannon's Honors program is hosting the event in collaboration
with the University's admissions team, who will be providing lunch
and a tour of the campus.
The event will host Mike Batchelor, executive director of the
Erie Community Foundation, as the keynote speaker who will be
delivering a speech entitled: Leadership: lessons learned and
As a part of the leadership event, there will be
breakout-sessions presented by Gannon University faculty. The
breakout sessions will discuss topics such as diversity, group
dynamics, conflict resolutions and entrepreneurial leadership.
"It's always exciting when honors students gather to learn and
reflect upon how they want to hone their skills to be ethical,
effective leaders, shared Ann Bomberger, director of Gannon
University's Honors program. "I'm grateful to our students,
faculty, and keynotes who are giving their time to help nurture the
next generation of leaders."
Friday, October 27th | 8:30- 1:45
Arrival and networking with Gannon organizations and programs
Welcome: Dr. Ann Bomberger, Director of Gannon University Honors
Introduction of keynote speaker: Dr. Linda Fleming, Dean,
College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences
Opening keynote: Mr. Mike Batchelor, "leadership: lessons
learned and practical tips"
executive director, Erie Community Foundation