The 2010 Faculty and Staff Convocation is set for Monday, Aug. 9, beginning at 8 a.m. The annual event welcomes full-time faculty back from summer break and serves as a kickoff to a new academic year.
The theme of the event is "Building Success Together." A continental breakfast will be served prior to the "State of the College" address by PTC President Dan F. Bakke at 8:30 a.m.
Guest speaker Paul Vitale will deliver the keynote address. A native of Russellville, Arkansas, Paul is a successful author, motivational speaker and trainer. His stress on the importance of a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and other vital concepts, coupled with his energetic and enjoyable presentation style, have made Paul one of the most popular keynote speakers at hundreds of training conferences, seminars, conventions, meetings and universities.
The audience will also hear the inspirational success story of Pulaski Tech student Tony Daughtery as well as a presentation by the Arkansas Association of Women in Two-Year Colleges.
Lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m. Division meetings will take place from 1:15 - 3 p.m.
A variety of professional development opportunities will be provided during the remainder of the week. For details, click here.