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March 22, 2006

Enroll now for April 18 Symposium

N.C. State University's fourth annual Symposium on the Engaged University will be held April 18 at McKimmon Center, beginning at 1 p.m. The focus of this year's symposium is "Economic Development: The Broad Perspective."

The afternoon program is open to all members of the university community, who must register for the event by March 28. For more information, contact Susan Bennett.

The program begins with remarks from Chancellor James Oblinger and Provost Larry Nielson. Keynote speaker is Charles Hayes, president and CEO of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership.

Topical dialogue sessions will be held from 2-3 p.m. Discussion topics include the N.C. Economy, Innovation and Job Creation, and Community Development.

A think tank and panel discussion will be held from 3-4:30 p.m., moderated by North Carolina's First Lady Mary Easley. Dr. Jim Zuiches, vice chancellor for Extension, Engagement and Economic Development, will present concluding remarks.

A reception and poster sesion from 4:45-6 p.m. will conclude the afternoon program.

Posted by Natalie at March 22, 2006 09:55 AM