Nonprofit leadership workshop set for Oct. 27 at MSU

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By: Heath Fisackerly

Developing and enhancing skills to lead a nonprofit organization will be the focus of an Oct. 27 public workshop at Mississippi State.

Nonprofit leadership workshop set for Oct. 27 at MSU  

Sponsored by the university's School of Human Sciences, the three-session program will take place 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Bost Extension Center.

The registration fee is $45, with lunch included. Students may attend for $20.

Dan Prater, executive director of Drury University's Center for Nonprofit Leadership and co-chair of Nonprofit Missouri, will be featured. A highly regarded speaker and researcher on community issues and organizational leadership, Prater teaches in the nonprofit and civic leadership graduate program of the Springfield, Missouri, institution. He has a long history with initiatives addressing a range of community issues.

In addition to employees of human services, education, religious and other faith-based, health care, civic and other organizations, the practical, hands-on training is designed to benefit business CEOs, executive directors, public relations and marketing professionals, among others.

"This training was a gift to our organization; highly recommend it," was the review of one past attendee.

More information on Prater is available at Participants may register by contacting him at or 417-873-7443.

For other details on his campus presentation, contact Associate Professor Joe Wilmoth at 662-325-1799 or For more on MSU's School of Human Sciences, visit

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