corporate-and-professional-development

Furman recognizes Corporate Sustainability Fellows

The Center for Corporate and Professional Development at Furman University recently recognized three local executives as 2017 Corporate Sustainability Fellows. They are: David Bereskin (CEO, Greenville Water) Ron Cotterman (Vice President of Sustainability, Sealed Air)...

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Furman recognizes Women’s Leadership Institute graduates

The Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) of Furman University recently recognized the following Class of 2017 graduates: Cindy Benjamin-LS3P Associates, Ltd. Kristin Bennett-United Way of Greenville County Anne Lee Buck-Greenville First Steps Terese Calhoun-Greenville Area Development...

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Sam Tisdale named director of Center for Corporate & Professional Development

[caption id="attachment_30386" align="alignright" width="400"] Sam Tisdale[/caption] Sam Tisdale has been named director of the Center for Corporate and Professional Development at Furman University. In his new role, which began in January, Tisdale oversees a wide...

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Women’s Leadership Institute Accepting Applications

The Women’s Leadership Institute of Furman University is now accepting applications for the 2017 class. The series for 2017, themed “Reflection, Transformation and Self,” includes four half-day sessions and a graduation ceremony, all of which...

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Corporate Sustainability Program Accepting Applications

As companies become increasingly focused on implementing sustainable business strategies, Furman University offers a program this spring that helps executives manage the challenges associated with operating in a socially conscious business environment. The intensive, five-session...

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Furman names Corporate Sustainability Fellows

The Center for Corporate and Professional Development at Furman University recently recognized four executives as Corporate Sustainability Fellows (CSF). They are: Bill Flanagan (Leader, EcoAssessment Center of Excellence, General Electric) Mikee Johnson (CEO and President, Cox...

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Furman awards Postgraduate Diplomas in Corporate Sustainability

[caption id="attachment_25249" align="alignright" width="600"] Furman awards 18 Postgraduate Diplomas in Corporate Sustainability[/caption] The Center for Corporate and Professional Development at Furman University recently recognized the following Class of 2016 recipients of the Postgraduate Diploma in...

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Furman recognizes graduates of Women’s Leadership Institute

The Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) of Furman University recently recognized the following Class of 2016 graduates: Kaleigh Aldridge, Baldor, Greenville Laura Bain, Upstate Forever, Greenville Heidi Bray, Arclabs, Piedmont Catriona Carlisle, Meals on Wheels Greenville...

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Registration open for Liberal Arts Leadership

Furman University’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development has created a series of seminars which offer a unique approach to executive development. Taught by Furman faculty, Liberal Arts Leadership (LAL) draws insights from literary classics...

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Furman welcomes new members to board

The Furman University Board of Trustees welcomed five new members to the board during its fall meeting Saturday. The new trustees are Ed Good of Greenville, Francie Heller of Greenwich, Conn., Gordon Herring of Greenville, Richard...

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Furman awards 66 degrees at summer commencement

Lesley Quast, Professor of Education Emerita at Furman, served as speaker when Furman held its summer commencement exercises earlier this month in Daniel Recital Hall. The university awarded 66 undergraduate and graduate degrees during commencement.  Quast, who...

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Furman named “Great Place to Work”

Furman has once again been designated as a great place to work, according to the most recent survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Furman was one of 86 colleges that were recognized in the Chronicle’s...

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