Author at UC Builders
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Author Colleen Anderson will be the guest speaker at the University of Charleston Builders luncheon at 11:30 a.m. March 27 in the Erma Byrd Gallery at UC.
Anderson will talk about "Missing: Mrs. Cornblossom," her novel set in Charleston's Arlington Court. Old Edna Cornblossom has disappeared and the whole neighborhood misses her.
Admission to the luncheon is $18, and reservations are needed by March 22; contact Jamie DeYoung at jamiedeyo...@ucwv.edu or 304-357-4369.
The mission of the University of Charleston Builders is to fund special projects and scholarships and to promote the university to its greater Charleston community.
Membership in the UC Builders is not a requisite for attending the luncheons and author presentations. However, new members are always welcome.
Lesson in leadership
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Bob Lynn, of Charleston, has published "Vision Courage & Heat," in which he gives lessons on how to lead and manage photojournalists.
Lynn served as graphic editor at The Charleston Gazette for three years and as director of photography for 17 years at the Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va.
In the book, Lynn writes of ways to motivate people, how to work with a creative team and gives practical advice on taking photographs and their display in the newspaper.
The book retails for $18.50. For more information, visit boblynnvisioncourageandheart.com.
Leadership for millennials
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Parkersburg native has co-authored a book that helps the younger generation engage in work that has a positive impact on the world.
Nina Vasan has published "Do Good Well: Your Guide to Leadership, Action, and Social Innovation" with Jennifer Przybylo. A news release says the book provides students and young adults with a comprehensive and concrete roadmap to making a positive and lasting impact.
Vasan studied government at Harvard, graduating as one of Glamour magazine's top 10 college women. She is a medical student at Harvard Medical School and will be starting residency in psychiatry.
The book is published by Jossey-Bass, a Wiley imprint, and is available form Amazon.com.