FSC welcomes Russian
Visitors participate in business training program
LAKELAND, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2003) - FSC
will host 11 Russian business managers Sept. 15 as part of a month-long
productivity enhancement program (PEP) taking place in Lakeland,
Sebring and Brandon. The one-day session begins in the President's
Dining Room in the Charles T. Thrift, Jr. Building on campus.
The PEP, operated by the Center for Citizen Initiatives (CCI), trains
Russian citizens to use the skills and technologies needed to stabilize
their economy. CCI has run programs dedicated to economic reform
in Russia since 1983, with the help of American volunteers, foundations,
USAID, and the U.S. State Department. Russian participants also
share the program costs.
The Lakeland visit is sponsored by Lakeland South Rotary Club and
coordinated by Dr. Ed Jeffries, Rotary Club member and retired FSC
physical education professor. Following invocation and breakfast
at 7:30 a.m., introductions begin at 8:15 a.m. by Dr. Thomas Reuschling,
FSC president; Buddy Fletcher, Lakeland mayor; Dr. Susan Conner,
FSC vice president and academic dean; Kathleen Munson, Lakeland
Chamber of Commerce president; Howard Wiggs, Lakeland city commissioner;
and Shari Szabo, FSC alumni relations director.
Business administration faculty Dr.
Lawrence E. Ross, Professors Walter J. Coleman and Duane L. Hopkins,
and Dr. Lynn H. Clements will present lectures. The events for the
day are as follows.
8:15 a.m. Introductions
8:30 a.m. Lecture - Dr. Ross
Topic: Marketing Fundamentals
for Accounting Practices
10 a.m. Lecture - Professors
Coleman and Hopkins
Topic: Management Techniques for Accounting Firms
Noon Lunch in FSC cafeteria
1 p.m. Tour of Florida Southern College - Shari Szabo
2 p.m. Lecture - Dr. Clements
Topic: Economics in a Free Enterprise Society
3:45 p.m. Brainstorming - Roux Library
5 p.m. Leave for dinner at Barnhill's Restaurant
For further information about the event,
please contact Jeffries at 646-0811 or email at email@example.com.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.