Ryan Donaldson ’15

Major: Medical Laboratory Science
Hometown:North Canton, Ohio

When I graduated from high school, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. I was interested in becoming a medical technologist, and heard that Mount Union had an outstanding medical technology program.

The Heffern Lecture

2014-2015 Heffern Lecture
The University of Mount Union will host the Gordon Heffern Business Ethics Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 1 in Presser Recital Hall.

This year’s Heffern lecture will feature Abraham Madkour, executive editor of Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal, SportsBusiness Daily and SportsBusiness Daily Global. Read more.


About the Heffern Lecture
The Gordon Heffern Business Ethics Lecture was established by Mount Union Trustee Gordon E. Heffern to encourage dialogue about the practical ways in which spirituality can transform the workplace. Heffern, a graduate of the University of Virginia, served as chairman of the board of Society Corporation before retiring in 1987.


Past Heffern Lecturers


Gordon E. Heffern, former chairman of the board, Society Corporation


James W. Griffith, president and chief executive officer, The Timken Company


F. G. "Buck" Rogers, author of The IBM Way and Getting the Best Out of Yourself and Others


Thomas Petzinger Jr., co-founder and chief executive officer of LaunchCyte LLC, a Pittsburgh-based biotechnology development company


Nancy Hill ’79, President and CEO of American Association of Advertising Agencies

2009-10 Paul Worstell, president of PRO-TEC Coating Company
2012-13 Frank Casey, financial expert
2013-14 Shawn Seipler, executive director and co-founder of Clean the World
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