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Dr. Stephen Covey to speak at University of the Cumberlands


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Dr. Stephen Covey, respected author, leadership authority, family expert, teacher and organizational consultant, is to speak on April 8th during a special Principle-Centered Leadership program at University of the Cumberlands.

Covey is the author of several acclaimed books, including “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” It has sold more than 15 million copies in 38 languages throughout the world. Other bestsellers authored by Dr. Covey include “First Things First,” “Principle-Centered Leadership,” with sales exceeding one million, and “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families.”

A recipient of awards ranging from International Man of Peace to the National Fatherhood Award, Covey is continuously engaged in the pursuit of knowledge and understanding through reading and through interaction with the diverse, inspirational people he encounters the world over. In 1996, he was recognized as one of Time magazine’s 25 most influential Americans and one of Sales and Marketing Management’s top 25 power brokers.

The Principle-Centered Leadership program is the third annual program in the Lecture Series presented by the Forcht Group of Kentucky Center for Excellence in Leadership at University of the Cumberlands. The funding for the center is provided by former Cumberlands professor Terry Forcht and his wife Marion, now owners of Forcht Group of Kentucky. The center provides programs and activities to enhance the development of leadership, character and good citizenship.

The Principle-Centered Leadership program begins at 7 p.m. in Cumberlands’ O. Wayne Rollins Center. Area, regional and national leaders exemplifying principle-centered leadership will be recognized during the program. These leaders include Dr. Denzil Edge, president and founder of The Learning House; Michelle Easton, president of The Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute; Dr. Terry Forcht, owner and president of Forcht Group of Kentucky; and Ron Robinson, president of Young America’s Foundation.

Tickets are free and available on a first come first serve basis. Reserve yours today by calling University of the Cumberlands' ticket line at (606) 539-4432.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, is a private liberal arts college in its 119th year of operation. Cumberlands offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and nine pre-professional programs, graduate degrees and certifications in education as well as online programs.