Beat the sleet and snow by planning a trip to the sunshine state to visit with University of Findlay alumni and the Little Toot Tugboat! The University’s annual Winter College, along with three receptions, are planned for February 2019.
Winter College will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Naples, Florida.
Presentations will include:
- “The Art of Inspiring Entrepreneurial Thinking in All Ways of Life”: Scott Grant, Ed.D., ’04, MBA ’06, assistant professor of business; and Adam Twining ’17, an account executive at ChappellRoberts, will talk about their experiences with The Oiler 10, a student group Grant created to provide more experiential learning.
- “Fit to Achieve”: Jim Steffen ’94, owner of America’s Fun Fitness Coach, will combine a high-energy presentation with audience participation to inspire anyone seeking to jumpstart their focus on health and wellness.
- “Critical Decisions: Guiding Senior Leaders on Protecting our Nation in Times of Disaster”: Chaplain (Brigadier General) Kenneth “Ed” Brandt ’81, who serves as senior Army National Guard chaplain and U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Chaplains for the Army National Guard will discuss is professional role, and several issues that surface during disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, bombings and flooding.
Winter College will also include lunch and a University of Findlay update by President Katherine Fell, Ph.D.
One reception will be held immediately after Winter College on Feb. 13 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the home of UF Trustee Don Manley and Karen Manley, 20070 Riverbrooke Run, Estero, Florida.
Two receptions will be held before the main event. The Tampa-St. Petersburg area reception will take place Monday, Feb. 11 from 6-8 p.m. at The Hanger Restaurant & Flight Lounge at Albert Whitted Airport in Saint Petersburg. The second will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 5-8 p.m. at Little Toot Tugboat at the Marina at Edison Ford in Fort Myers. The tugboat is modeled after the boat in the children’s book, “Little Toot.”