Press Release for Friday, October 31, 2014
UNF Leadership Series Features Times-Union Editor Frank Denton
Public Relations Specialist
Department of Public Relations
The University of North Florida’s Taylor Leadership
Institute will conclude its Leadership Speakers Bureau series, “Writing YOUR
Success Story: The More Resolute the Drafts, the Better the Story,” a dynamic
series that honors the UNF Reads! book selection, “Outliers: The Story of Success.” The final presentation will
feature Dr. Frank Dentonat
10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Building 58W, UNF Student Union Auditorium,
Times-Union editor and vice president
for journalism at Morris Communication, will share from his 50 years of
journalism experience, including his recent stint as a panelist for the
2014 Florida Gubernatorial Debate.
“Dr. Denton’s nuanced
expertise in journalism and politics brings a rich tapestry for our students to
witness and emulate,” said Dr. Annabel Brooks, Taylor Leadership Institute
a presentation, moderated by Dr. Paula Horvath, UNF senior Communication instructor,
discuss how journalism, when practiced with a strong
sense of social responsibility, creates dialogue. He will share insightful
examples that illustrate how leaders
demonstrate resilience in the face of contrasting views, strong criticisms and
conflicts of interest.
Participants are invited to
attend a reception, catered by Jason’s Deli,the Taylor Leadership
Institute’s community partner, immediately following the presentation.
This Leadership Speakers
Bureau event is free to attend. To register, visit the
For more information, contact Alison Noonan, events planning coordinator, at
The Leadership Speakers
Bureau offers attendees a unique, face-to-face experience with
leadership-centric speakers with esteemed backgrounds, motivating stories and
illuminating question-and-answer segments about leadership.
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environmentally beautiful campus, offers students who are dedicated to
enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures
through a well-rounded education.