St. Thomas University School of Business Hosts AT&T Entrepreneur Lecture Series

   St. Thomas University School of Business Hosts AT&T Entrepreneur Lecture

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MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2013

MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --St. Thomas University School
of Business ( hosting next Wednesday, February 20,
2013 the Entrepreneurship Lecture entitled "Being a CEO/Managing Partner in a
Large Corporation", as part of its AT&T Entrepreneur Lecture Series. It will
be held on campus, 16401 NW 37 Avenue, Miami Gardens, in Kennedy Hall Room 201
from 3:30-5:00 PM. 


As part of creating dynamic learning experiences for its students, the St.
Thomas University School of Business launched a Distinguished Business Lecture
Series in Academic Year 2011/2012. The goal was to expose students to
uniquely successful business leaders and to show them different models for
business achievement. A key aspect of all the lectures was the integration of
ethics and personal responsibility into the message shared by the presenters.
Speakers included business leaders such as Michael B. Fernandez (MBF
Healthcare Partners); Cesar Alvarez, Esq. (Greenberg, Traurig); Jorge Mas
(MasTec); Manny Medina (Medina Capital Partners); and Oscar Feldenkreis (Perry

For 2013, the School of Business received a$20,000 corporate sponsorshipfrom
AT&T to host the 2013 AT&T Distinguished Business Lecture Series. Thanks to
the series many of St. Thomas students, for the first time, will meet a
prominent figure from South Florida business face-to-face. There will be four
lectures, reflecting different aspects of business success and business
philosophies. The February 20 panelists represent key industry clusters in
South Florida, from media and telecommunications to professional services -
like accounting - and construction/development. Among the presenters are Raul
Alarcon, CEO of Spanish Broadcasting System; Marshall Criser, CEO of AT&T of
Florida; and Oscar Suarez, an STU alumnus who is Managing Partner for Florida
Ernst & Young. Recognized economist and School of Business Dean Tony Villamil
will moderate the event.

The format of the panel will consist of one hour of facilitated questions by
Dean Tony Villamil and half-an-hour of questions from the audience. STU
students (both undergraduate and graduate level) along with faculty,
administrators and some University board members will be in attendance, as the
lecture's purpose is mainly to educate students about the role of the CEO in a
company; the path to becoming a CEO; and the vision each business leader has
for his industry in the near future. For information on School of Business
programs please contact Carmen Barberis,

SOURCE St. Thomas University

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