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Troy Chamber of Commerce | Education 2.0: Engaging In The Race To Create A Future Workforce

Michigan Business Network
September 14, 2018 5:00 PM

image001TROY, MI — On Wednesday, October 17, the Troy Chamber of Commerce will host Education 2.0, an engaging panel discussion featuring three prominent collegiate leaders that are championing the future of the next generation of employees. The panel will highlight their contributions to their respective institutions and provide insight on how working closely with the business community is vital to engage the next generation of employees.

The event will be held from 8-9:30 a.m. at MSU Management Education Center, 811 W. Square Lake Rd. Troy.

2016_02_16_MBB_Ara_TopouzianPresident & CEO of the Troy Chamber, Ara Topouzian, explains that Education 2.0 is a great opportunity to interact with prominent leaders in education as they share their vision of the role Michigan’s students will have in the future of the business community.

“This is a great opportunity to hear from some of our education leaders as they embark on new challenges within higher education. Preparing students for the next workforce will be a major topic of interest and it will be important to hear how this can be addressed at college level”.

The panel of experts include: Marsha Kelliher, President/CEO of Walsh College; Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, President of Oakland University; Peter Provenzano Jr., Chancellor of Oakland Community College, and moderator Roop Raj, Anchor at Fox2 Detroit.

“When we change someone’s life through education we change not only their life, but all the lives they touch.  That is a powerful way to make a difference,” says Marsha Kelliher, J.D., LL.M. President and CEO of Walsh College. “I hope people leave with an understanding that through our collaboration with our community college partners we can provide an excellent education to those who can least afford it.”

The cost is $22 for Troy Chamber members and $32 for future members. Register at troychamber.com/events. For more information call 248-641-8151 or e-mail: theteam@troychamber.com

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