School of Business
RBC Business Week at Meredith College
RBC Bank and the Meredith College School of Business will sponsor RBC Business Week with discussions and presentations focusing on "Green Business and Sustainability," the week of September 15-19, 2008.
The week begins with a panel discussion on Monday, September 15, 10 a.m. that includes Katherine Henderson, Associate, Sustainable Planning and Development, Cherokee Investment Partners; Martha Gettys, Business Development Manager of NC GreenPower; and Mike Nuckolls, Institutional Specialist, Specialized Markets, Shaw Contract Group. The event will be held in Carswell Auditorium and is open to the public.
On Tuesday, September 16, Joyce LaValle, Senior Vice President of Associate and Customer Engagement, InterfaceFLOR will speak at 6 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium. Refreshments in Kresge lobby at 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 17
Laura Rowell, director of sustainable packaging and corporate stewardship for MeadWestvaco, will speak to business classes at 8 a.m. in 110 Harris, at 9 a.m. in 214 Harris and at 11 a.m. in 102 Harris. Drop-ins welcome.
On Friday, September 19 at 10 a.m., the campus is invited to a Green Gathering, with green theme foods and products as well as giveaways. The Green Gathering will be held in the Harris lobby.
Other events include field trips to LEED certified buildings in the area and dinner at MEZ, North Carolina's first "green" restaurant.
For more information, contact the School of Business at 760-8471.