For Immediate Release

Contact: Deborah Gilleran

Bestselling Author Grace Cirocco to Speak on Leadership at GCU

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 9, 2008—Join Georgian Court University for a daylong women’s leadership seminar featuring a keynote presentation by bestselling author Grace Cirocco. The seminar will take place on Saturday, November 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Casino Auditorium on GCU’s Lakewood campus.

Ms. Cirocco is a leading authority on women’s leadership, emotional wellness, and empowerment. She empowers and motivates people to make choices that support excellence and personal effectiveness. Ms. Cirocco is the author of the international bestseller Take the Step, the Bridge Will Be There (Inspiration and Guidance for Moving Your Life Forward) and a professional speaker with degrees in philosophy and ethics.

The seminar will begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration and introductions. Ms. Cirocco will deliver her keynote address at 9:00 a.m., and lunch will follow at 11:30 a.m. After lunch, Ms. Cirocco will moderate a panel of successful women leaders to illustrate her tips. The floor will open at 2:30 p.m. for a question-and-answer session.

This event is presented in conjunction with the Alpha Zeta State (New Jersey) Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, whose mission is to promote the professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. Professional development units will be provided for teachers. The cost for the event, which includes conference registration, breakfast, lunch, and all materials, is $75 per person by November 1, $20 per GCU community member with ID, $45 per Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha Zeta member or GCU alumnus/a, and $90 per person for all reservations received after November 1.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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