September 21, 2010 - Jack Criss, Publisher and Owner of Greater Jackson Business Magazine, is hosting “Leadership Challenges in the New Economy” at Belhaven on Wednesday, September 22.

This morning symposium will address some of the critical management and leadership questions of our time. Speakers will include the following local leaders: Liza Looser, CEO of The Cirlot Agency; Joey Stroble, CEO of Southern Farm Bureau; Jeff Good, noted entrepreneur, restaurant owner and civic leader; Monique Davis, co-owner of Lumpkins Bar-B-Q and Dr. Roger Parrott, Belhaven University president and author of "The Longview." The event will be held in the Concert Hall of the Center for the Arts from 9:00-11:30 am.

Belhaven stands among the select Christian colleges and universities that offer a unique general core curriculum encouraging the development of a personal worldview. The university believes a Christian worldview is a key to preparing men and women academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Founded in 1883, Belhaven University now serves over 3,000 students from campuses in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, and online, offering traditional undergraduate degrees, graduate and adult degree programs, and online degree programs.