|SOUTHEASTERN HOSTS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WEEK
HAMMOND – More than 100 guest
speakers will share their real-world experiences with Southeastern Louisiana
University students during the College of Business and Technology’s annual
Business and Technology Week Oct. 25-28.
“Business and Technology week brings
our college closer to the community we serve and to allow our students
to benefit from the experience of real-world leaders,” said Michael Budden,
dean of the College of Business and Technology. “Guest speakers are outstanding
business, industry and governmental leaders from throughout the region.”
The speakers are from a variety
of business and industry fields and will include CPAs, small business owners,
corporate presidents, engineers, insurance agents, information systems
directors, sales consultants, chief financial officers and more. Among
those scheduled to speak are Sharon Weston Broome, speaker pro tempore
for the Louisiana House of Representatives; Andrew Thomas III of the data
management section of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries;
Stanley Dameron, president of First Guaranty Bank; Lacey Toledano, CEO
of the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce; and Glen Runyon, managing
director of Pyramid Consulting, LLC.
Budden said students enrolled in business
classes will be given first priority to attend presentations, which are
scheduled during regular class periods.
"Other interested parties such as students,
faculty, administrators and members of the public are welcome to attend
on a space available basis," he said.
Additional information on Business
and Technology Week is available from College of Business and Technology,