“Management is a technology from the 1850s,” author Daniel Pink said at the FPU Business Forum. About 930 people gathered for breakfast October 26 in the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center New Exhibit Hall. “How many technologies from the 1850s are in use today?”
The Business Forum seeks to inspire the community on topics central to the university: leadership, ethics and values, creating healthy communities and organizations. It has become one of the largest events of its kind in Fresno, attracting sold-out audiences.
Our 2012 Business Forum featured author and speaker Bob Burg. His five laws for being a "Go-Giver" were well-received by approximately 800 business and other leaders. Read and view the complete news story.
Morris distills ancient wisdom for modern consumption
Tom Morris brought friends with him to Fresno Pacific University's 2008 Business Forum October 22: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Seneca, Cicero, Marcus Aurelius, Zeno, a high school buddy and a kid who loves baseball.
Author and leadership expert John C. Maxell spoke on "How to be a REAL Success" to a record 1,600 attendees at the 2007 Business Forum, held on Friday, October 26. Events then moved to FPU's campus, where Maxwell addressed several hundred students, faculty and staff in a College Hour chapel presentation, and about 150 community and campus leaders at a luncheon discussion.
Community Food Bank and FPU are talking turkey this Christmas.
The university gave 325 frozen turkeys to its faculty and staff, and donated another 325 to Community Food Bank. The turkeys, from J&D Distributors, were given to CFB December 10 in the Steinert Campus Center parking area at the main FPU campus.
“Looking back at 2010, Fresno Pacific University has been richly blessed despite the economic issues that have challenged so many businesses, organizations and institutions,” said President D. Merrill Ewert. “We want to share the bounty.”