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  1. 20/20 Foresight: Walsh Student Art Exhibition

    Apr. 20, 2014   Apr. 21, 2014  
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    This exhibition features works of art created in the Birk Center Art Studioduring the… View more

  2. Image to Image Photography Exhibit

    Apr. 25, 2014   Apr. 26, 2014  
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    This exhibit will feature the work of students in Professor Lee Horrisberger's digital… View more

  3. 11th Annual All Politics is Local Conference

    Apr. 26, 2014

    Walsh University will host this annual conference designed for undergraduate… View more

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    Apr. 27, 2014

    Free recital featuring Rebecca Blankenship-Freed. Location: Our Lady of Perpetual… View more

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    Apr. 27, 2014

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Seizing Our Destiny: New Models for Re-energizing Our Communities, Our Schools, Our Economies

Date(s): Oct. 25, 2012 - Oct. 25, 2012
Event Time: All Day

This one-of-a-kind symposium will bring business executives, international political leaders, highly-respected educators and local partners together to explore new models for re-energizing our communities, our schools, and our economies. Walsh's ICF Institute for the Study of the Intelligent Community will also welcome its esteemed international Board of Advisors to help launch and participate in this inaugural annual symposium.  

Thursday October 25, 8 AM – 11:00 AM Workshop (Free)
Seizing Our Destiny: Imagining New Models for Educating Our Communities
Barrette Business and Community Center
Participants will be inspired by game-changing ideas of TED-Ed director Logan Smalley, The Third Teacher's Christian Long, and Riverside California's Ramona High School in a dynamic solutions-driven exploration of "A World Without Schools"

Thursday October 25, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Keynote & Luncheon ($25)
Seizing Our Destiny: Getting a Grip on the World Economic Shift
Barrette Business and Community Center
Dr. Norman Jacknis, Director, Cisco's IBSG Public Sector Group (the company's open innovation and strategic advisory group), is a globally recognized expert in government innovation and transformation. Government Technology Magazine selected him as one of the nation's "Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers who, using technology ... broke bureaucratic inertia to better serve the public." At Cisco he has worked extensively and in-depth with the National Association of Counties and the US Conference of Mayors. For the Mayors, he is developing a strategy for the economic viability of American cities in 2030. In addition to his work on economic development, he has also worked with governments on the creation of collaborative environments for citizens to deliver public services.

Thursday October 25, 2012 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM ... in the round (Free)
Seizing Our Destiny: The Triple Helix Model for Transforming Local Economies
Birk Center for the Arts
In a fun, open and interactive style, Institute panelists Mayor Dan Mathieson, Stratford Ontario, CIO Steve Reneker, and Case Western Reserve VP Lev Gonick will weigh in on the critical roles and collaborative strategies of government, business and education that are paramount to re-energizing communities for our global knowledge economy. Participants, along with other ICF thought leaders from around the world, will be encouraged to engage in the conversation.

Space is limited. Registration for this event is now closed.
For more information, contact Karen Khourey
at kkhourey@walsh.edu or (330) 490-7111.

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