Date: March 29, 2011
Contact: Lindsay Gladstone
Governors State University
Phone: (708) 534-7090
Fax: (708) 534-8399
For Immediate Release
Author Daniel Goleman to Speak at GSU
University Park, Illinois, March 29, 2011 – Noted author, economist, and educator Dr. Daniel Goleman will speak at Governors State University, on May 2, at 5 p.m., in The Center for Performing Arts.
Dr. Goleman’s presentation entitled “How Understanding Emotional Intelligence Can Improve Results in Business and Education” will draw on the research and conclusions presented in his best-selling book “Emotional Intelligence.”
This presentation will impact members of both the business and educational communities. According to Goleman, emotional intelligence is a greater determinant of success than IQ or graduate school.
Seating is limited. Tickets are $25 advance registration is required. To register, call (708) 534-4024 or email registration-MILE@govst.edu.
In addition to Goleman’s presentation, a free pre-lecture on “Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence” will provide an opportunity to learn more. The lecture will be given by Dr. Jon Carlson, professor of counseling and psychology at GSU, practicing counselor, and author. The pre-lecture will be held at 4 p.m., in Sherman Hall.
Two and a half CEUs and CPDUs are available for people attending both lectures. Goleman will sign books and CDs following the presentation.
The Metropolitan Institute for Leadership in Education at Governors State University and SPEED District 802 are sponsors of this event. Additional sponsorship is provided by Sraga Hauser, LLC and Bimba Manufacturing.
Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, IL.