Wichita State News

Hugo Wall Day to feature WSU president

Monday, September 24, 2012

John Bardo
John Bardo
Wichita State University President John Bardo and Patricia Stevens, executive director, Office of Public Private Partnerships in Fairfax County, Va. will be the featured speakers at the 2012 Hugo Wall Day from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Wichita State Hughes Metropolitan Complex on 29th Street North and Oliver.

This year’s theme is “Preparing for Public Service of Tomorrow.”
Stevens will speak at 1 p.m.; Bardo will speak at 4 p.m.
A $15 meal will be served during the school update luncheon.

The day concludes with a reception at 5 p.m. To register, go to http://www.wichita.edu/j/?1839.

At 1 p.m., Stevens will share her experience leading a nationally recognized innovative program and explore how to create a culture of partnership building. Her presentation is titled “Excellence in Private Public Partnerships.”

At 4 p.m., Bardo will present “Universities as Stewards of Place: Changing Expectations for Engagement.”

From 10 a.m.-noon, a workshop on “Keeping Yourself and Your Organization Energized” will be led by Maureen Dasey-Morales, director, WSU Counseling and Testing Center.

At 2:30 p.m., breakout sessions on “Consolidating Services: Lessons Learned” and “Policy Innovation: The Nebraska Project” are scheduled.

Speakers for the service consolidation session are Donte Martin, city of Wichita; Walter Thiessen, Wichita Child Guidance Center; Barbara Andres, Episcopal Social Services. The policy innovation presenters are Angela Buzard, WSU Environmental Finance Center, and Steve Batt, center consultant.

Hugo Wall Day is sponsored annually by Wichita State University’s Hugo Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs in honor of the school’s founder and to celebrate public service.

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