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  • "Voice of the Cubs" shares stories, wisdom at Carthage event — Carthage News — Carthage College
    17 at the Todd Wehr Center during a luncheon of the Carthage Business and Professional Coalition The coalition comprises the leading business civic professional and governmental leaders in southeastern Wisconsin Mr Hughes has been the radio play by play announcer for the Chicago Cubs for the past 17 years Even though professional sports have developed into serious businesses he urged the audience at Carthage to keep the games in perspective There are enough things that will bring you down he said Sports are fun Try not to forget that Mr Hughes spoke warmly of his longtime Cubs broadcast partner the late Ron Santo A nine time All Star during his playing career with the Cubs Santo was elected posthumously to the Baseball Hall of Fame in December an honor Mr Hughes called overdue Among other tales Mr Hughes described the time he doused Santo s toupee with water after it caught fire Having spent 12 years alongside Hall of Fame broadcaster Uecker in the radio booth Mr Hughes called the Milwaukee Brewers legend his biggest influence He praised Uecker s baseball knowledge antics and humility His 17 years as a television announcer for Marquette University basketball games also included a stint with legendary coach Al McGuire Mr Hughes recalled the coach talking him into hitchhiking to the airport Noting that Kenosha is fairly evenly divided between Cubs and Brewers fans Mr Hughes said the teams are developing a beautiful rivalry Someday it could match the intensity of a series between the Cubs and St Louis Cardinals he said Before taking questions from the Carthage audience Mr Hughes summed up the wisdom he has acquired over a lengthy career That included staying flexible hustling and continually learning It s what you learn after you know it all that counts he said

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2012/01/17/voice-of-the-cubs-shares-stories-wisdom-at-carthage-event/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Frank Lloyd Wright expert spoke at Carthage — Carthage News — Carthage College
    by Kasey Dallman Anthony Alofsin an authority on legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright sought to bring the worlds of architecture and business together April 13 when he spoke at a Carthage Business and Professional Coalition luncheon Architecture as branding has been around for a long time said Mr Alofsin Roland Gommel Roessner Centennial Professor in Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin In the past several decades he added many corporations came to recognize that their image could be polished through the buildings they commissioned citing SC Johnson whose headquarters in Racine Wis was designed by Wright 75 years ago as one of the great examples More recently Mr Alofsin cited BMW saying the German automaker s new headquarters building gave instant cachet to BMW as a progressive designer of automobiles Mr Alofsin said interest in Wright and his works has grown in the past 15 20 years The fame of Frank Lloyd Wright is a drawing card for tourists More and more people will be coming to Wisconsin to visit Wright s house and his other buildings he predicted Looking with a broader perspective Mr Alofsin said architecture will be able to play a significant role in the creation of the factory of the future which Americans are going to have to produce Manufacturing must be renewed in the United States he declared architecture with creative entrepreneurship ought to be able to participate in this revivification In conclusion Mr Alofsin urged business executives to demand more from your architects Good design aesthetics are good for all of us Bill Kurtz Carthage College News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/04/20/frank-lloyd-wright-expert-spoke-at-carthage/ (2013-06-13)
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  • John McDonough Visits Carthage — Business and Professional Coalition — Carthage College
    of the Carthage Business and Professional Coalition Mr McDonough was named president of the Chicago Blackhawks on Nov 20 2007 In what Forbes Magazine has called The Greatest Sports Business Turnaround Ever the Blackhawks achieved a Stanley Cup championship in 2010 the team s first title since 1961 For the first time in franchise history the Blackhawks welcomed more than 1 000 000 fans to the United Center during a single season in 2008 09 while establishing an NHL club record by attracting a league leading average of 21 783 to their 40 home dates Prior to joining the Blackhawks Mr McDonough served as president of the Chicago Cubs During his tenure the Cubs won the 2007 National League Central Division while setting an all time franchise attendance record Mr McDonough has been recognized with the St Mary s University Alumni Appreciation Award the Bill Veeck Lifetime Achievement Award the 2008 Executive of the Year Award by the Chicago chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and was named to the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame He served as a Carthage trustee from 2004 to 2008 His daughter Colleen graduated from Carthage in 2005 His son Ryan graduated from Carthage in 2007 The Carthage Business and Professional Coalition comprises the leading business civic professional and governmental leaders in southeastern Wisconsin Carthage has regularly brought prominent speakers to campus for the Coalition s luncheons including business executives government leaders and well known entertainers and sports personalities For more information about the Carthage Business and Professional Coalition please contact Paul Hegland at 262 551 5858 Read the Kenosha News article about Mr McDonough s visit President F Gregory Campbell center wears a Chicago Blackhawks jersey he received from Mr McDonough right Mr McDonough and his wife Karen left were given Carthage

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/business-professional-coalition/john-mcdonough-visits-carthage/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Carthage welcomes United Way President Wendy DuBoe — Carthage News — Carthage College
    community partners to maximize the impact of United Way s 53 million raised in communities of greatest need Ms DuBoe has worked for more than two decades in both the private and not for profit sectors and is committed to making a difference in the lives of those most vulnerable Since joining United Way in 2003 she has led the effort to move the organization s investment to greater measurable impact in three critical areas financial stability health and education She has spearheaded new civic initiatives built community coalitions and developed public policy partnerships She played a pivotal leadership role in the merger of 54 local offices into one metropolitan system Before joining United Way Ms DuBoe was vice president of the Seminars Program at the Aspen Institute director of business development for Ameritech International and program officer for The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations She graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan with a B A in economics and psychology She earned her M A in international economics and international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies She also received a general course degree in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science Ms DuBoe was a member of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel s 2011 Transition Team Among a variety of civic duties she serves on the Governor s Human Services Commission and chairs the board of FEMA s Emergency Food and Shelter Program for Chicago and Cook County She is a member of MENSA International The Chapman Executive in Residence program brings prominent business leaders to campus to speak to students and the public The program is endowed by Carthage Trustee Steven M Chapman vice president and group vice president China and Russia at Cummins Inc The private lunch will be

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2013/03/27/carthage-welcomes-united-way-president-wendy-duboe/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Carthage welcomes back Hoyt Harper II — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Harper II 77 estimates he has visited 48 countries and racked up more than three million miles traveled during more than three decades in the travel industry He discussed trends in travel at an April 11 Business and Professional Coalition luncheon Unlike the airline industry hotel companies have prospered said Mr Harper senior vice president brand management for Starwood Hotels and Resorts In that role he works for Starwood s largest brand Sheraton and told the audience I m not in the hotel business I m in the hospitality and leisure lifestyle business Mr Harper said Sheraton operates 417 hotels in 75 countries and was the first U S hotel operator to operate properties in China and India He said Sheraton is bigger in China than its three chief rivals Marriott Hilton and Hyatt combined with 51 properties And Mr Harper said China will become even more important to Sheraton with 56 more properties in development including a 4 000 room hotel the world s biggest set to open this fall in the gambling mecca of Macau While most of the patrons of Sheraton properties in China are Chinese Mr Harper said the company hopes Chinese patrons will become customers in other countries too He said the U S is the leading dream destination for Chinese travelers and that they want to stay with brands they know According to Mr Harper China will be the largest source of international travelers by 2015 with Chinese tourists projected to make 100 million international trips Increased international travel is good for the U S he added pointing out that 7 5 million Americans work in travel related fields News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2012/04/13/carthage-welcomes-back-hoyt-harper-ii/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Prominent conservative scholar speaks at Carthage Nov. 16-17 — Carthage News — Carthage College
    speak to an invitation only Carthage Business and Professional Coalition luncheon at noon in the Todd Wehr Center He will discuss The Case for Western Civilization On Thursday he will meet with Carthage students in two classes and give a talk titled Liberal Education Civic Education and the Western Heritage at 4 p m in Clausen Center Room 106 Mr Balch is founder and current chairman of the National Association of Scholars America s largest membership organization of university faculty dedicated to preserving the traditional ideals of liberal education He was instrumental in the founding of five other organizations dedicated to these ideals including the American Council of Trustees and Alumni on which board he serves the American Academy for Liberal Education the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics and the Historical Society Mr Balch has written widely on higher education issues including the need for core curricula and the study of Western civilization His articles have appeared in publications such as Commentary the Wall Street Journal and the Chronicle of Higher Education He holds a B A from Brooklyn College and a Ph D in political science from the University of California at Berkeley He served for 14 years on the government faculty of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City Since the early 1990s CEOs entertainers and leaders from sports have spoken at Business and Professional Coalition luncheons Speakers have included former Wisconsin governors Lee Dreyfus and Jim Doyle Federal Judge Diane Sykes U S Rep Paul Ryan retired Bank of America chairman A W Clausen baseball commissioner Bud Selig and CNN political analyst William Schneider For more information about the Carthage Business and Professional Coalition please contact Paul Hegland at 262 551 5858 News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/11/16/prominent-conservative-scholar-speaks-at-carthage-nov-16-17/ (2013-06-13)
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  • "Today Show" broadcaster Mike Leonard speaks at Carthage — Carthage News — Carthage College
    to walk again after being severely injured in a bicycle accident While some of the slides showed Mr Leonard with prominent broadcasters he has worked with during his 31 years with NBC most of the stories I do are about the Joe Blows of the world average people living in average towns he said Those are people I like The broadcaster then told a story of tracking down a man whose actual name was Joe Blow Mr Leonard spoke about his own youth in Chicago s North Shore suburbs I was not a goofball not a troublemaker I just couldn t do school he said I sat in the back and hoped I didn t get called on But he stressed we re all good at something In Mr Leonard s case that was hockey After a year of prep school after he graduated from high school Providence College admitted him on probation He graduated from Providence acquiring a love for videography he eventually parlayed into a broadcast career and a business that has produced television shows and specials for PBS ESPN and other major media outlets plus videos for corporations and nonprofit agencies He was executive producer of Catholicism a multi part historical documentary shown on many PBS stations in October and November Mr Leonard concluded with comments about sports and those who follow them that he said could also apply to an increasingly polarized political scene Now he complained a team can t lose without somebody putting them down What about the other team Maybe the other team played great and shut them down We have this quest for a winner and a loser It s a negative thing It s a more judgmental society it seems sometimes we revel in someone else s frustration Recalling when he

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/11/15/today-show-broadcaster-mike-leonard-speaks-at-carthage/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Carthage welcomes Edward Michael — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Fun Night Hedberg Library Tour Religious Life Student Life Dean of Students Career Services Dining Health and Counseling Center Security Back to previous page Carthage welcomes Edward Michael June 20 2011 by Maeve Mcfadden Edward Michael an executive vice president at Abbott Laboratories will speak at a private luncheon of Carthage s Business and Professional Coalition July 18 Mr Michael is the executive vice president diagnostics at Abbott in charge of the company s diagnostics molecular and point of care businesses He has held this position since July 2007 Previously he served as senior vice president medical products leading Abbott s molecular spine and animal health business units Mr Michael joined Abbott in 1985 as an attorney in the legal division Since 1990 he has held various management positions in Abbott s global diagnostics operations including vice president for Europe Africa and Middle East and vice president diagnostic commercial operations He also served as vice president Immunoassay Clinical Chemistry Abbott Diagnostics Division and as vice president Abbott Molecular leading Abbott s global molecular diagnostic business He earned a bachelor s degree in politics and government and a juris doctorate from Indiana University in Bloomington Members of the Carthage Business and Professional Coalition meet regularly for luncheons that feature guest speakers and discussion For more information about the Carthage Business and Professional Coalition please contact Paul Hegland at 262 551 5858 News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud New shadowing program lets students sample health care careers Winners announced in Carthage s international photo contest Carthage unveils plans for new science center Carthage

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2011/06/20/carthage-welcomes-edward-michael/ (2013-06-13)
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