November 11, 2011
St. John’s The Peter J. Tobin College of Business and St. John's
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences co-sponsored the Eighteenth
Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics with
DePaul and Niagara Universities on October 26-28, 2011 at St.
John’s University’s Manhattan Campus.
Co-coordinators Dean Victoria Shoaf, Tobin College of Business, and
Father Patrick Flanagan, Assistant Professor of Theology and
Religious Studies in St. John’s College, welcomed nearly 170
participants to the three-day conference entitled, Sustainability:
the Legacy of Business Ethics.
Business professors and corporate professionals were on hand to
discuss all aspects of sustainability and numerous related topics,
including: Obstacles to Sustainability; Ethics in Academics;
Corporate and Individual Social Responsibility; Ethics and U. S.
Political Issues; Religious Perspectives; Corporate Governance; and
Ethics in Branding.
Dean Shoaf commented that “I’m very pleased that we were able to
attract scholars to the Conference from a variety of prestigious
national academic international institutions, as well as from such
renowned international institutions as Kyungsung University
(Korea); Nam-gu Busan (Korea); Fundacao Vargas-EAESP
(Brazil); Universite de Lausanne, Quartier Dorigny (Switzerland);
Sup de Co Amiens Institute (France); University of
Gloucherstershire (United Kingdom); Istanbul University (Istanbul);
Swimburn University of Technology (Australia); and Norwegian
Business School (Norway), to name a few.”
About the Peter J. Tobin College of Business
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business has provided a high-quality
business education for over eighty years, offering individuals from
throughout the world the opportunity to study in New York’s dynamic
business environment. The innovative curriculum emphasizes an
analytic and hands-on understanding of business practice that
prepares graduates to excel in today’s global marketplace.
For information about the Peter J. Tobin College of Business,
please visit www.stjohns.edu/tobin or
contact Asia L. Hauter at (718) 990-6218 or e-mail inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.