Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainable Development

Whitman School to Host Forum on Social Responsibility

Short Enterprises President to Participate in Forum on Social Responsibility and Giving Back Hosted by the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University

October 21, 2014 by Janessa C. Price

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK -- On Wednesday, October 22, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will hold a social forum with community and business leaders. The forum will be held from 5 p.m. to 7p.m. in the Milton Room, located on the 4th floor of the Whitman School at 721 University Ave

Hosted by the Whitman Graduate Student Organization, the forum is designed to give current Whitman students insights on social responsibility and how local business leaders and their companies contribute to the Syracuse community. The forum will consist of a Q&A session followed by a reception where students will be able to network with local leaders. 

Panelists will include W. Michael Short, President and Founder of Short Enterprises, Kim Michalak, Vice President of Investments & President of Whitman School Alumni Club of CNY,  Kimberly Boynton, President and CEO of Crouse Hospital, Terry Brown, Executive Director of the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship and former CEO of O’Brien & Gere and John Timmerman, Director of Client Strategy at The Good Monster

“I’m very happy to have been invited to speak to students about how businesses can have a positive impact,” said W. Michael Short. “It’s important for students to understand how they can contribute to their communities, both now and when in the business world.”

The forum will present a unique opportunity for students to engage business leaders on a number of important issues ranging from how to transition into the business world to incorporating social responsible practices at every level in a company. 


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