Nonprofit leadership workshop set for Oct. 27 at MSU

Nonprofit leadership workshop set for Oct. 27 at MSU

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

By: Heath Fisackerly

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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