Dr. Beth Canfield-Simbro to Discuss Adolescent Risk Behaviors on February 16 at LINC Luncheon

May 24, 2010

Dr. Beth Canfield-Simbro, assistant professor of human performance and sport business and co-director of the honors program at Mount Union will present “What Are Those Crazy Kids Up To?” at the LINC Luncheon on Tuesday, February 16 at noon in the East Room of the Hoover-Price Campus Center. The LINC luncheon is a college-community luncheon series presented by Mount Union professors and community members conversDr. Beth Canfield-Simbroing about current topics.

Canfield-Simbro, who will focus on adolescent risk behaviors on Tuesday, earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Wright State University in 1996. She also earned a master of public health with a concentration in health behavior and health promotion and a doctoral degree in public health from The Ohio State University.

LINC (lunch, information, networking and conversation) was conceived to take advantage of the local expertise that exists in Alliance, in light of the College’s exceptional academic reputation.

Sessions will be chaired by Doug Schwarz, vice president of Alliance Ventures and executive director of the Greater Alliance Foundation, with comments and updates from Dr. Richard F. Giese, president of the College and Harry Paidas, chair of the Department of Communication and assistant to the president for community affairs and special projects.

The sessions are open to the public and will run from noon until 1 p.m. The final spring session will feature Dr. Peter Schneller, associate professor of education and co-chair of the Department of Education, who will discuss “Creativity: Friend or Foe?” on March 16.



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