STILLMAN HOLDS DISASTER RECOVERY SEMINAR
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Jan. 12, 2015) - The second annual “Role of Liberty in Disaster Recovery” Leadership Seminar will be held on the campus of Stillman College from Jan. 12 – 14.
The Seminar is the result of Stillman receiving an On-Campus Faculty Partnership grant from the Institute of Humane Studies at George Mason University.
The three-day event is open to the community as well as students from surrounding colleges and universities. It will feature a lecture from Dr. Daniel Smith of Troy University on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 11:00 a.m. in Stillman’s Stinson Auditorium.
The seminar agenda includes:
Monday, January 12, 2015
Introduction & Registration
Dr. David T. Beito, Professor, American History, The University of Alabama
“The Limited Role of Government: Voluntary Provision of Social Welfare”
Dr. Linda Beito
Chair, Department of Social Sciences & Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences, Stillman College
“The Importance of the U. S. Constitution”
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Dr. Daniel J. Smith
Assistant Professor of Economics, Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy, Troy University
"Economic Freedom and Natural Disasters"
Lunch (with students in the Stillman College Dining Hall)
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Stinson 128 (Business Recovery)
Tornado Survivors: How Have People Recovered?
True-Life Experiences of the Tornado on April 27, 2011
Trip to Tornado torn areas in Tuscaloosa
(West End, Rosedale, 15th Street, Alberta City, and Holt, Alabama).
Founded in 1876, Stillman College is a private liberal arts institution committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama the historically black college is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, USA. Ninety-two percent of Stillman’s stellar faculty holds terminal degrees, giving it a national reputation for academic excellence. It provides outstanding programs in the biological sciences, business administration and teacher education. The Harte Honors College and pre-professional programs in law and medicine provide an elite educational opportunity for students – many of whom are first generation college students. Approximately 80% of its students are from Alabama with the overall student population representing 22 states and 6 foreign countries.