Social Entrepreneurism to be Featured October 19 in the Nancy Haberman Gacioch Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

Kevin Connor, Co-Founder of the Public Accountability Initiative, to Speak October 19 in the Nancy Haberman Gacioch Entrepreneurship Lecture Series 

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Talk will Cover Use of Investigative Research to Hold Leaders Accountable

 

 

October 14, 2011

 

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Contact:    Mike Andrei

                 Director-College Relations

                 716.839.8472

                 mandrei@daemen.edu

 

               Kevin Connor, the co-founder of The Public Accountability Initiative, will offer the next presentation in the Daemen College Nancy Haberman Gacioch Entrepreneurship Lecture Series. Connor’s talk, focusing on social entrepreneurism, will be at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 19th, in Schenck Hall, Room 202 on the Daemen campus, 4380 Main Street, in Amherst. It is free and open to the public.

 

Kevin Connor is the co-founder of The Public Accountability Initiative, a nonprofit organization that facilitates and produces investigative research that empowers citizens to hold their leaders accountable.  His talk will focus on the founding of his organization, its website, www.LittleSis.org, and the need for individual initiatives to address social concerns.

 

This event will be followed by a discussion and light refreshments.

 

Nancy Haberman Gacioch ’62 studied social studies and economics at the former Rosary Hill College, now Daemen College. Through a new lecture series that bears her name, Mrs. Gacioch hopes to provide a significant incentive for individuals in the area of business entrepreneurship.  

 

Widely known for their philanthropy in Buffalo and Erie County, Nancy and Bill Gacioch have had enormous success in creating a business that employs 300 people and provides housing for over 20,000 tenants around the country. National Property Management Associates (NPMA), now headquartered in Orchard Park, was founded by Bill Gacioch more than 45 years ago. 

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