November 30, 2010 10:00 AM
More than 50 students and faculty from Pikeville College, Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University, Georgetown College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Alice Lloyd College were recently on campus at Pikeville for the Kentucky Phi Beta Lambda Fall Leadership Conference. President Paul Patton welcomed students and spoke about his experience in leadership and the role of leadership in achieving success. David Smith, Ph.D., associate professor of business at Pikeville College, provided a lecture on motivation and leadership. Susan Dummer, Ph.D., and Kenny Sibal, of Georgetown College, led a session titled “Constructing Organizational Realities: The Role of Communication in Building Positive Relationships.” The meeting also included sessions on recruiting, fundraising, community service and teambuilding. The event was sponsored by Pikeville College’s division of business and economics and Phi Beta Lambda. Community Trust Bank provided gift bags for all participants. FBLA-PBL, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that prepares students for careers in business and business education. Its mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovated leadership and career development programs.
Pictured, front row, from left: Howard V. Roberts, division of business and economics chairperson, Brittany Rogers, Danielle Dials, LaCosta Standifur, Lois Baker, assistant professor of accounting, and Smith. Back row, from left: Kyle Robertson, Ricky Lucas, Mitch Copley, Jarrad Belcher, Chris Baker and Tyler Hazelett.