Regional Young Professionals & Leadership Summit & Reception

Regional Young Professionals & Leadership Summit & Reception
Wednesday, May 21st
4:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Leadership & Culture: Impact on Organizational Development

Leadership Session and Motivational Address
Organization leadership and culture are critical to ensure a healthy organization. Join us for a motivational address by Travis Berger, M.Ed. and a leadership session to exchange ideas and share successes and challenges among your peers. Discover best practices and enhance the tools your organization needs to produce results.

Motivational Speaker:
Travis A. Berger, M.Ed.
Masters in Organizational Leadership
Assistant Professor of Business
Alvernia University

Patio Reception & Information Session - New Campus Commons
Network with leaders and general members of regional young professional organizations in the lounge and on the patio of Alvernia’s new, beautiful, state-of-the art Campus Commons. The versatile, sleek, modern space is the perfect atmosphere to host your next event. Check out the two-story fitness center, studio, campus living room, and stairwell ceiling.

4:00 - 5:45 p.m. - Leadership Session: regional YP leaders only
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Reception & Information Session: open to regional YP leaders and general members
map and directions

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Alvernia is pleased to announce the Masters in Organizational Leadership, MOL. The MOL is for motivated individuals who want to grow as leaders and make a positive impact on individuals, organizations, and society. GRYP’s partnership with Alvernia provides a tuition discount for GRYP members to earn a graduate education at a cost they can afford. Click here to learn more about this new program! Alvernia University is proud of its partnership with GRYP. Join us to learn about the University's commitment to serving young professionals in your region.

Start Date: 5/21/2014 4:00 pm
End Date: 5/21/2014 7:30 pm
Location: Alvernia University, Campus Commons, 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607
Sponsor: School of Graduate & Adult Education and GRYP

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  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.

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