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Surrounding High School Students Attend Business Leaders Seminar at Lewis University

Thursday, October 27, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Melinda Dorning

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Published: October 17, 2016.

(L to R) Kevin Glowacki and Joe Hatch provide business lessons.

Executives from Unified Agency and MTH Industries joined other business leaders in sharing lessons with more than 130 high students Oct. 14 at Lewis University College of Business’ sixth annual Business Leaders Seminar.

Accounting, economics, finance, information systems, information security, business administration, marketing, international business and social media marketing were topics of discussion.

Students gained knowledge from Joe Hatch, chief financial officer of Olmarc Packaging (retired), Kevin Glowacki, director of Berkley Research Group, and Amanda Joyce, cyber security analyst for Argonne National Laboratory.

Ken Lomasney, chief operating officer of Unified Agency and Michael Swanberg, president/CEO of MTH Industries also shared business acumen.

“This seminar provided students with a great opportunity to meet business executives one on one and learn from them about their business,” said Dr. Rami Khasawneh, dean of the College of Business.

Ethically grounded and career focused, Lewis University’s business degree programs combine critical thinking with data analysis, financial understanding, technological knowledge and essential communication skills. Distinguished by a focus on global business practices and international relations, more students are taking advantage of short- and long-term study abroad excursions.

Lewis University’s College of Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Project management programs are approved by the Project Management Institute, and Lewis University is designated as a National Center for Academic Excellence by the Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,700 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit for further information.

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