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ParenteBeard sponsors immigration law and diversity program on campus
09-27-12

The program was held Sept. 24 on campus.
ParenteBeard recently sponsored the program, “Immigration Law and Diversity: One of the Keys to Building a Successful Academic Institution and the Legal Issues Involved,’’ in Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall at Misericordia University.

The ParenteBeard-sponsored program featured Sal Savatteri, Jr., Esq., of the Savatteri Law Firm, P.C., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and Robert D. Schaub, Esq., and James P. Valentine, Esq., of Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald, LLP, Attorneys at Law, as the guest speakers.

The discussion and presentations provided attendees, including Misericordia University accounting majors and members of various professionals from the regional community, an overview of the United States immigration system and how recruiting and maintaining a diverse professional and student academic community can be an asset to the institution. The program also covered the key employment law issues facing a diverse academic institution. After the program, the Misericordia University Accounting Association, along with representatives of ParenteBeard, acknowledged the 125th anniversary of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

For more information about similar programs at Misericordia University, please call Robert Williams, executive director of the Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education, (570) 674-6777 or log on to www.misericordia.edu/ceee. Founded and Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 37 academic programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels in full and part-time formats.

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Misericordia University recently hosted the ParenteBeard-sponsored program, “Immigration Law and Diversity: One of the Keys to Building a Successful Academic Institution and the Legal Issues Involved,’’ on campus. Organizers and presenters of the program, from left, are Sal Savatteri, Jr., Esq., Savatteri Law Firm, PC; James Valentine, Esq., Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald LLP; Robert Schaub, Esq., Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald; Timothy Kearney, Ph.D., chair, Misericordia University Department of Business; Dave Capitano, ParenteBeard LLC, and Fred Croop, Ed.D., dean, Misericordia University College of Professional Studies and Social Sciences.