​University of Findlay's 2019 Winter College

Join us for Winter College in Florida this February!

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Pelican Isle Yacht Club
410 Dockside Drive, Naples, Florida

2019 Winter College Agenda

9:30 a.m.
Coffee and Conversation

Welcome, Marcia Sloan Latta Ed.D., Vice President for University Advancement

The Art of Inspiring Entrepreneurial Thinking in All Ways of Life​
Presented by Scott Grant Ed.D. BA'04, MBA​ '06, Asst. Professor at University of Findlay, Adam Twining '17, Asst. Account Executive, ChappellRoberts
Inspired by a group of energetic, engaging students seeking to "do education differently", Dr. Scott Grant developed The Oiler 10, which has redefined the way that his students have experienced business education.  Through The Oiler 10, Dr. Grant's students gain real-world experience and provide high-quality business solutions for existing companies.  Along with Adam Twining, graduate and former agent of The Oiler 10, Dr. Grant will discuss how the program was developed and how participation in this experiential learning opportunity has fostered​ entrepreneurial growth in the classroom and beyond.

Fit to Achieve
Presented by Jim Steffen '94, Owner, America's Fun Fitness Coach
Jim's Motivational fitness programs provide inspirational, fun solutions for anyone seeking to jumpstart their focus on health and wellness.  Through his high-energy presentation and audience participation, Jim provides instruction and ideas for getting fit in all aspects of one's life.  Jim will share his 5-STEPP success plan, and discuss goal-setting and positive attitude as vital components in living a healthy lifestyle.  After an hour spent in Jim's Fit to Achieve presentation, it is impossible to leave without a renewed interest in eating right, exercising more, and making​ better choices to help you achieve in all aspects of life!

12:15 p.m. Lunch & University Update
Presented by President Katherine Fell, Ph.D.

Critical Decisions: Guiding Senior Leaders on Protecting​ our Nation in Times of Disaster​
Presented by Chaplain (Brigadier General)​ Kenneth 'Ed" Brandt '81, Deputy Chief of Chaplains  
Chaplain (Brigadier General) Kenneth "Ed" Brandt '81, serves as Senior Army National Guard Chaplain & U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Chaplains for the Army National Guard.  During disasters ranging from earthquakes and hurricanes to bombings and flooding​, chaplains provide religious support to senior leaders making critical decisions.  Ed will discuss several issues that surface during such disasters and the role of the chaplain.​

We invite you to join us for one, two or all sessions, according to your schedule.​

Post Winter College Reception

Wednesday, Feb. 13​
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Home of UF​ Trustee Don Manley & Karen Manley
20070 Riverbrooke Run, Estero, FL   33928

The online registration is closed.  If you wish to attend this event, please call the Alumni Office at 419-434-4516.​

Make plans to join us for additional alumni events in Florida this February!

Tampa/St. Petersburg Area, FL Reception
Monday, Feb. 11
6  - 8 p.m.
The Hangar Restaurant & Flight Lounge (2nd Floor)
Albert Whitted Airport, 540 1st St. SE, St. Petersburg, FL   33701​
Click here for more information and registration.

Fort Myers, FL Reception
Tuesday, Feb. 12
5 - 8 p.m.
Little Toot Tugboat at the Marina at Edison Ford - Pinchers
2360 West 1st Street, Fort Myers, FL
Click here for more information and registration.

Please call the Wolfe Center for Alumni, Parents and Friends at [email protected] or 419-434-4516.