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Posted By Commerce Lexington Inc. on 09/19/2014

New Transy President Dr. Seamus Carey Headlines Good Morning Bluegrass

Start Date
10/07/2014 8:00 am
end time
10/07/2014 9:30 am

Seamus Carey, Ph.D., became Transylvania University’s 26th president on July 1, 2014, taking the helm at the 16th-oldest college in the U.S. Since its founding in 1780 as the first college west of the Allegheny Mountains, Transylvania has been pioneering new frontiers in higher education. During the next interactive Commerce Lexington Inc. Good Morning Bluegrass event presented by Fifth Third Bank on Tuesday, October 7, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Lexington, Dr. Carey will talk about his decision to take the Transy president’s job and move his family to Lexington, as well as the delicate balance between embracing Transy’s strong tradition and positioning it for the future. Engagement with the Lexington community in search of ways to enhance students’ academic experiences through internships and mentoring is high on the new president’s goals during his first 100 days on campus. Don’t miss this opportunity to welcome and interact with one of Lexington’s newest residents. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Before coming to Transylvania, Dr. Seamus Carey was the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. He has held numerous leadership positions during his academic career, including the chairmanship of the Philosophy Department at Manhattan College. At Manhattan, he also served on the faculty senate, as chair of the School of Arts curriculum committee, and as director of the university’s Center for Professional Ethics. The author of numerous articles and books, his work focuses on the intersection of philosophy, parenting, and family life. His areas of philosophical interest include 20th Century continental philosophy, ethics, and environmental philosophy. The cost to attend this Good Morning Bluegrass is $25 for Commerce Lexington Inc. members and $35 for non-members. PRESENTED BY Fifth Third Bank GOLD SPONSORS TravelHost of the Bluegrass WUKY 91.3FM SILVER SPONSORS bd’s Mongolian Grill Park Community Credit Union Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC Windstream Communications SMALL BUSINESS SPONSORS Breeze Financial, LLC Missing Link Managed I.T. Progressive Marketing
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