Civic engagement expert to headline Mount’s Discussions of Leadership winter seminar

By: Jill Eichhorn

File Under: ethical leadership

Nick Longo, recognized for his work in connecting leadership development with civic life, will be the featured speaker for the next College of Mount St. Joseph’s Discussions of Leadership series. His lecture titled, “From Command to Community: How the New Leadership Connects with the Common Good,” is free and open to the public. It will be held Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in the College Theatre. Discussions of Leadership is supported by The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation.

Longo is the director of the global studies program at Providence College and has also served as director of the Harry T. Wilks Leadership Institute at Miami University. He has written several publications including, “Raise Your Voice: A Student Guide to Making Positive Social Change.”

“The Mount has a rich tradition of service learning and prominent commitment to help build strong communities,” said Tim Bryant, Ph.D., executive director of ethical leadership development at the Mount. “Mr. Longo is highly regarded in ethical leadership circles and a powerful speaker.”

Longo’s visit from March 19-21 will offer a hosted dinner with area high school teachers about using curriculum to support student involvement, a scheduled breakfast with Leadership Cincinnati USA and meeting opportunities with Mount students and faculty about service learning.

For more information, visit the website at www.msj.edu/ethical-leadership.

The College of Mount St. Joseph is an undergraduate and graduate Catholic college that provides an interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curriculum emphasizing values, service and social responsibility.