Press Release for Thursday, September 10, 2009

UNF Presents 2009 Multicultural Professionals Conference


Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director

Department of Media Relations and Events

(904) 620-2102



The University of North Florida’s Division of Continuing Education, along with CSX and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, present the 2009 Multicultural Professionals Conference on Wed., Nov. 4, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University Center on the UNF campus.


Dr. Claudette Williams, president of Edward Waters College, will present the opening keynote address, discussing “Educational Reform & Accountability: Ethics, Integrity, Communication and Positioning Yourself,” while author Hattie Hill will be the lunch keynote speaker. She will speak about critical skills to become a global player. Hill is a professional speaker and international management consultant and has authored three books.


This one-day conference will put you at the forefront of today’s multicultural challenges and opportunities. The event will also feature additional speakers, exhibitors and much more.


The fee to attend the conference is $219 per person before Oct. 16 and $239 after Oct. 16. Register by calling (904) 620-4200 or go online at


UNF’s Division of Continuing Education is dedicated to the concept of life-long learning. Whether you are looking to change careers, advance more rapidly in your current position or need to master new skills to prepare yourself for different responsibilities, UNF is here to support you with the resources you need. The Division of Continuing Education provides a wide range of non-credit courses and certificate programs designed to offer convenience, flexibility and exceptional value.