WHAT: President Bette Matkowski of Johnson & Wales University will welcome Dave Anderson as a Presidential Distinguished Visiting Professor. Mr. Anderson founded Famous Dave’s of America and created several companies which produced over 20,000 jobs and billions in sales.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Noon – 1:45 p.m.
WHERE: Johnson & Wales University. Jared S. Polis Auditorium, College of Business. Located at 19th Avenue and Olive Street
Media contact: Lindsay Morgan Tracy. 303-256-9452 (work) / 303-246-3789 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University (JWU)is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students at its four campuses in Providence, RI; North Miami, Fla.; Denver, Colo.; and Charlotte, NC. An innovative educational leader, the university offers programs in business, nutrition and health sciences, hospitality, culinary arts, technology and education. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal growth. The university’s impact is global, with alumni from 152 countries pursuing careers worldwide.