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Alumnus Presents Ethics Lecture
November 10, 2004
MACOMB, IL Western Illinois University Board of Governors Bachelor of Arts (now called Board of Trustees BA) degree alumnus Patrick Kuhse, who earned his degree from Western while in federal prison, will present his wake-up call, Speaking of Ethics, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16 in Currens Hall 203 on the WIU-Macomb campus.
Kuhse, who grew up in Iowa, went from a successful stockbroker with a family and home in the San Diego suburbs to the jungles of Costa Rica as an international fugitive to incarceration in two countries and back again. He earned his BOT/BA degree from Western in 2000 and was released from prison in 2001 after serving four years in foreign and federal prisons.
Kuhses presentation focuses on the warning signs of unethical behavior and moral dilemmas, three steps to ethical decision-making, critical thinking errors and why smart people do dumb things.
I want to make my audiences think, he explained. People can listen to my message and discover how to apply what I tell them to become better people, ethical professionals and more effective employees.
Sponsored by Westerns College of Business and Technology, Kuhses presentation is open free to the public. For more information on Kuhse and his presentation, visit www.speakingofethics.com/
Posted By: Darcie Shinberger, University Relations
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