The Wyoming Valley Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will hold a business meeting and education program at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 at Prudential, 30 Scranton Office Park, Scranton. President Amy Maslo will present “Five Pillars of Life as an Administrative Professional.”
The Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education and the Department of Business at Misericordia University are hosting noted economist and author John J. Siegfried, Ph.D., emeritus professor of economics at Vanderbilt University and former secretary-treasurer of the American Economic Association, for a dinner and lecture at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 in Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms 218-219 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. The event is $25 per person and includes dinner and the lecture. To register for the event, please contact Robert Williams, director of the Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education at Misericordia University, at (570) 674-6777 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
John R. Brandt, CEO and founder of The MPI Group, will make two presentations in Northeastern Pennsylvania on Friday. Brandt will address an audiences at the Towanda Country Club in Towanda at noon. His second presentation later that day at will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the East Mountain Inn in Plains Township. Tickets and information may be obtained by calling NEPIRC at (570) 819-8966. The events, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center commemorate National Manufacturing Day. With more than 20 years experience studying leadership in effective, purpose-driven organizations, Brandt is an expert on manufacturing and technology. He is a consultant to Fortune 100 companies throughout the globe and the former publisher and editor-in-chief of IndustryWeek Magazine and the former president, publisher and editorial director of Chief Executive Magazine.