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Labor trafficking one of the topics at Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture Series
02-3-14

The Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education at Misericordia University is hosting a series of guest speakers for its Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture Series in February and March. The speaker series is open free to the public. Each lecture is from noon to 1:15 p.m.

 The Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture Series begins Wednesday, Feb. 26 with the talk, “The Future of Education,’’ with the deans of Misericordia University’s three colleges. Guest speakers include Russ Pottle, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Glen Tellis, Ph.D., interim dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Fred Croop, Ed.D., dean of the College of Professional Studies and Social Sciences. The lecture is being held in the Catherine Evans McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino.
 
Misericordia University professors Corina Slaff, Ph.D., assistant professor of business, and Elisa P. Korb, Ph.D., J.D., assistant professor and chair of the Department of Fine Arts, will deliver the talk, “The Value of Art,’’ on Monday, March 17 in Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms 218-219 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall.
 
Campus Ministry and the Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education are collaborating on the presentation, “Human Trafficking,’’ by Colleen E. Owens, a research associate with the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 19. Ms. Owens will discuss a recently completed study on labor trafficking in the United States and abroad that was done by the Justice Policy Center. The lecture is being held in Rooms 218-219 of Insalaco Hall.
 
For more information about the Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education’s Brown Bag Luncheon Lecture Series at Misericordia University, please call Mr. Williams at (570) 674-6777 or e-mail him at rwilliam@misericordia.edu.
 
For more information about Misericordia University, please log on to www.misericordia.edu or call (570) 674-6400. Founded and Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 34 degree programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels in full- and part-time formats. Misericordia University ranks in the top tier of the Best Regional Universities – North category of U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 edition of Best Colleges and was designated a 2014 Best Northeastern College by the Princeton Review.