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Lawrence Reed's Myths of the Great Depression
Thursday, February 26, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Babson Park, FL
Enjoy an evening with Lawrence Reed, President of the Foundation for Economic Education, as he delivers his popular lecture, Myths of the Great Depression. Hosted by Webber International University. One of the nation's first business schools for women (now coed for decades), Webber was founded by Roger Babson, who is credited with having predicted the Great Depression.
Admission to this event is free, but because of limited capacity, tickets are required.
The lecture begins promptly at 7:00pm in the Rex R. Yentes Conference Center at Webber International University. On-campus parking is free of charge. The Rex R. Yentes Conference Center is a barrier free building.
A pre-event wine and cheese reception (separately ticketed event) begins at 6:00pm. Meet Mr. Reed and others interested in the free market economics.
About the Foundation for Economic Education (from their webpage, www.Fee.org): The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), one of the oldest free-market organizations in the United States, was founded in 1946 by Leonard E. Read to study and advance the freedom philosophy. FEE’s mission is to offer the most consistent case for the “first principles” of freedom: the sanctity of private property,Foundation for Economic Education individual liberty, the rule of law, the free market, and the moral superiority of individual choice and responsibility over coercion.
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Webber International University
Established in 1927 by Roger and Grace Babson as the first private college chartered under Florida’s charitable and educational laws and one of the nation’s first business schools for women, Webber International University (Babson Park, Florida) now hosts men and women from some 48 different nations. Degrees at the Florida campus include Accounting, Computer Information Systems Management, Corporate Communications, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Management, Marketing, Pre-Law, Security Management, and Sport Management and MBA, MBA with an emphasis in Accounting, MBA with an emphasis in International Business, MBA with an emphasis in Security Management, and MBA with an emphasis in Sport Management.
Joining Webber as a branch campus in 2011, St. Andrews University (formerly St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, North Carolina) is a comprehensive liberal arts university which traces its roots back to the 1896 founding of its predecessor Flora Macdonald College. Majors at the North Carolina campus include Biology, Business Administration, Elementary Education with K-6 Licensure, English, Creative Writing, Forensic Science, History and Politics, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Physical Education with K-12 Licensure, Psychology, Sport and Recreation Studies, Therapeutic Horsemanship, and Visual & Performing Arts. Numerous concentrations exist within these majors.
Each campus features highly qualified faculty, small class size, career focused curriculum, and a wide array of intercollegiate sports and other activities. Recognized as a Princeton Review Best in the Southeast college, a US News and World Reports America’s Best Colleges designee, and a GI Jobs America’s Most Military Friendly School. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, with additional specialty accreditations.