Final lecture of the 2011 Hopkins Institute for Business Ethics on Thursday
March 1, 2011 - Shorter University will host its final lecture of the 2010-2011 Hopkins Institute for Business Ethics this Thursday at the university’s Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business.
The free event, scheduled for Thursday, March 3 at 11 a.m., will feature Dr. Lois Robley of Kennesaw State University. Her lecture is titled “Ethics and End-of-Life Issues.”
Dr. Robley earned her doctoral degree from Georgia State University in Nursing Education in 1998. Her research, publications, community service, and excellence in teaching has won recognitions and awards throughout her career. In 2003, the WellStar Health System awarded her the WellStar Distinguished Scholar in Ethics.
The Hopkins lectureship series is open to the public and aims to promote ethical values in the business world. “We encourage businesses, employees and residents of the local community to make plans to attend these special events,” said Dr. Robert “Dub” Darville, dean of the Ledbetter College of Business. “People are looking for individuals to be leaders who exhibit ethical decision-making, and Shorter, as a Christian institution, wants to be a voice promoting the importance of ethics instruction and practice.”
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian college committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges, and the Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Education and the Master of Arts in Leadership. General education and calculus courses are offered in an online format, and Shorter recently launched online programs that lead toward the Associate of Science, the Bachelor of Business Administration, and the Master of Accountancy degrees. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.