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Communications Success Topic at Holy Cross College

Communications Success Topic at Holy Cross College

NOTRE DAME, IN (July 24, 2014) — Four highly accomplished speakers share their keys to success this fall at Holy Cross College. Topic areas include a major communications corporation, business consulting, and media production.

Todd Schurz, President and CEO of Schurz Communications, a diversified communications company, leads off the fall 2014 Practical Lessons in Success series on Wednesday, September 24. Schurz Communications, Inc. has 11 daily and seven weekly newspapers, 11 television stations, 13 radio stations, three cable companies, shopping guide publications, phone directories, and numerous digital operations. The corporation has interests in 14 states. Flagship operations in South Bend include WSBT radio and television and the South Bend Tribune.

James Summers, owner of the Summers Group, LLC, is an expert in the field of operating a business. Summers and his associates are leaders in business development services for small and medium organizations. They provide expert analysis and support for strategic planning, marketing, staff development, and process involvement. These are key elements in business success. These activities lead to development of a brand image that contributes to employee price and advancement of the communities these operations serve. Mr. Summers will present at the Wednesday, October 15 (2014) installment of Practical Lessons in Success.

Andrea and Donnie Rogers, owners of Grass Roots Media, are experts in using video to communicate for commercial and non-commercial organizations. Their list of clients from over 20 years as communicators reads like a “who’s who” list of successful organizations. Humble beginnings quickly led to success as Andrea and Donnie established themselves as true communicators who know building relationships is the true key to accomplishment. Andrea and Donnie will be series keynote speakers on Wednesday, November 12 (2014).

Holy Cross College President Brother John Paige noted, “The knowledge that successful businessmen and women share during these programs are invaluable tools not only for our students, but the community at large. All of us can grow and benefit from their stories of achievement.”

All programs are Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. in Driscoll Auditorium on the Holy Cross College Campus. All seminars are free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception on campus.