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Gain New Perspective and Reinvent Your Business Through Catholic Social Teaching

6/6/2008 - 10:46 AM PST

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SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (JUNE 6, 2008) - Would you like to expand your horizons, develop competencies to transform your business and clarify your unique gifts as a Christian leader?

Come learn how to ground your business practices in the ethics of your faith at the Micah Business Leadership Project's William J. Toth Annual Business Summit, "Transformational Leadership: The Call of the Business Leader." Open to business people and business students, the event will be held Thursday, June 19, at Walsh Library Rotunda on Seton Hall University's main South Orange campus. A day of talks and small group discussion for business people bringing new life to the world of work, the event will run from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., and lunch will be provided. To register or to learn more, please e-mail or call (973) 275-2525.

The summit features Andre Delbecq, Ph.D., J. Thomas and Kathleen L. McCarthy University Professor at Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. He will be speaking about "The Special Seductions of Leadership Power." Also featured is Christopher Lowney, Author of Heroic Leadership, President of Pilgrimage for Our Children's Future and Former Managing Director of J.P. Morgan & Co. He will be speaking on the defining traits of the 21st Century Business Leader and what organizations can learn from a 450-year-old religious order.

The event will also include distinguished panelists from business, industry and academia.

Founded by the late Deacon William J. Toth, Ph.D., the Micah Business Leadership Project is a series of seminars, retreats and informal dinners designed for CEOs and senior executives. The activities are facilitated by a team of nationally recognized religious and business leaders. Through the Micah Business Leadership Project, senior executives learn to anchor their executive leadership, extend their self awareness, creativity and vision and improve the ethical climate of their businesses. Upcoming events include "Corporate Transparency and Accountability" on October 29. Please visit our Web site at to learn more.

Dedicated to a dialogue between the Catholic intellectual tradition and all areas of contemporary culture, Seton Hall University's Center for Catholic Studies conducts an undergraduate degree program in Catholic Studies, offering a major, minor, certificate program and foreign study opportunities. In addition to presenting programs on faith and culture for students, faculty and the public, the Center incorporates the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute, the Seton Hall Institute on Work, the Micah Senior Executive Project and the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith and Culture, with its prestigious journal, The Chesterton Review. Please visit our Web site at

For over 150 years, Seton Hall University has been a catalyst for leadership, developing the whole student, mind, heart and spirit. Seton Hall combines the resources of a large university with the personal attention of a small liberal arts college. Its attractive suburban campus is only 14 miles by train, bus or car to New York City, with the wealth of employment, internship, cultural and entertainment opportunities the city offers. Seton Hall is a Catholic university that embraces students of all races and religions, challenging each to better the world through integrity, compassion and a commitment to serving others. For more information, see


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Christine Yzaguirre - Account Manager, 973 378-9840


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