Point Park Professor Presents to Community College Presidents Friday, June 17, 2016
Jamesena Talbott, D.M., professor of leadership, was invited to present at the 2016 Strategic Horizons Network Conference for Community College Presidents.
Talbott's June 13 presentation at the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel was titled "Essentials for Community Engagement Programming."
In addition to her presentation, the segment included a workshop facilitated by Kendra Ross, a Ph.D. in community engagement student at Point Park and graduate assistant for the program.
The presentation and workshop culminated with a question and answer session with ideas for program development, community engagement and social innovation.
Talbott emphasized, "We need a cadre of professionals dedicated to social entrepreneurial endeavors, social innovation and strategies to create cohesion ensuring sustainable development. Our programs, from undergrad through to the doctoral studies level, offer people interested in catalyzing change, building sustainable entities and networks, or creating services and programs to fill the gaps, the opportunity to hone the requisite leadership skills for mindful community engagement."
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