Nationally Recognized Author and Corporate Visionary Bill Strickland to Give Talk on “Making the Impossible Possible” at FDU

TEANECK, N.J. (April 12, 2010)— “Making the Impossible Possible” is the topic that author and corporate leader, Bill Strickland, will present on May 3, 2010 at 7 p.m. at FDU’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, N.J.

For thirty years, Bill Strickland has transformed thousands of lives, restored faith in ethical leadership, and reshaped the business of social change. As president and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation-- an extraordinary jobs training center and community arts program in Pittsburgh -- he and his staff work with corporations, community leaders, and schools to give disadvantaged kids and adults the opportunities they need to build a better future.

For years Strickland has shared his unshakable message of leadership, self-worth and the intrinsic ability in all of us to achieve remarkable transformation in our lives. Strickland is a mesmerizing speaker who will inspire audience members to make a difference, in their lives and in the lives of others. Strickland delivers a profoundly simple, optimistic message for leaders: give people the tools they need, treat them with respect, and they will perform miraculous deeds.

Strickland is also the author of Make the Impossible Possible, a recipient of The White House's "Coming Up Taller" Award, and the founder of the Grammy-winning MCG Jazz, the most successful jazz subscription series in America.

Fairleigh Dickinson’s Office of Student Life and the School of Administrative Science are sponsoring this presentation. The opportunity to hear Strickland is free and open to the public. The program will be held in Wilson Auditorium in Dickinson Hall and will run from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Dickinson Hall is located at 140 University Plaza Drive, Hackensack, N.J.

To reserve your seat or for more information call Continuing Education at 201-692-6500.

For Immediate Release

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Melissa Payton
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