SED to host Kevin Ryan Symposium on Character Strengthening

in Conferences & Workshops, Panels, Talk
September 17th, 2013

SED‘s Center for Character and Social Responsibility will be holding its Kevin Ryan Symposium on Thursday, September 26th at 5:00PM. The topic for this year’s seminar is “Service Learning Strengthening Character Across Cultures: Japan and the United States.”

This event will feature presentations by university leaders and faculty from BU and Japan’s Reitaku University on diverse ways of strengthening character and moral decisions. Presentations will be followed by a cross-cultural dialogue with the audience.


Reitaku University leaders and faculty participating include University President Osamu Nakayama, Professor Shujiro Mizuno, Professor Peter Luff Albert, and alumnus Mr. Norikazu Furukama.

SED Dean Hardin Coleman, and BU professors Stephan Ellenwood, Philip Tate, Scott Seider, and Merry White will also be on hand.

Registration begins at 4:30PM in the SED lobby and the seminar will run from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in the auditorium (room 130.) Online registration also available here.

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