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ISU and the Hamilton Center to explore generational differences

January 20, 2010

Hamilton Center, Inc. and Indiana State University's Department of Social Work will host the "Understanding Generational Differences" conference on Jan. 28 at Maryland Community Church.

This conference will explore "America's 5 Living Generations" and the influences that affect attitudes toward the workplace, career choices, morals and values.

Chuck Underwood, founder and principal of The Generational Imperative, is widely viewed as an authority in generational study and will speak during the conference.

Underwood will discuss generational marketing, business and human resource strategy during the morning session from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and generational differences for the behavioral service professional in the afternoon session from 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Those who attend the entire afternoon session and complete an evaluation form will receive continuing education credit.

Registration fees include $40 for the morning or afternoon session, $80 for both sessions, $10 with student ID, and free for ISU students with ID, ISU department of social work field instructors and Hamilton Center employees.

Attendees must R.S.V.P by Jan. 22, to the Hamilton Center's Human Resources Department.

Contact: Peggy Weber, Indiana State University, assistant professor of social work,, (812) 237-8786

Writer: Bailee Souder, Indiana State University, media relations assistant,, (812) 237-3773