Engaged Ethics Conversation
The Engaged Ethics Conversation (EEC) is an annual event that brings together students,
Authenticity: How to Be Your Best Self at Home, At Work and In Public
This year, we are expanding the concept of ethics to showcase its practicality and application to everyday life. Our theme, Authenticity: How to be your best self at home, at work, and in public, showcases the importance of understanding your personal ethics and how individuals who are living their authentic self can impact organizations, large and small. This simple, practical approach to ethical behavior illustrates why ethics is a living-breathing concept.
Tuesday, Feb. 27
Round Table Discussion and live Q&A: 4-6pm
Benjamin A. Miller Auditorium, Stark 103
Moderated by Dr. Jason Kight, Assistant Professor, Business Administration, Winona State University
Science Laboratory Center (SLC) Atrium
WSU Rochester - RCTC
Singley Hall 201, downtown room 301
Kathleen Edmond, Esq. | "Authenticity is a balance between honesty and good boundaries."
Dr. Richard Kyte | "The authentic life is the virtuous life."
Rick Kyte is the Endowed Professor of the D.B. Reinhard Institute for Ethics and Leadership at Viterbo University in LaCrosse, WI. He teaches a variety of ethics courses dealing with issues in business, leadership, and the environment. He received his undergraduate degree from Hamline University and his Ph.D. in philosophy from The Johns Hopkins University in 1994. Rick writes a regular column for the La Crosse Tribune titled “The Ethical Life.” His latest book, Ethical Business: Cultivating the Good in Organizational Culture, was published by Anselm Academic Press in 2016. He gives about 30 presentations each year on ethics and leadership to organizations all over the country. Rick is a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Downtown Rotary Club of La Crosse. He was born and raised in Frazee, Minnesota—home of the world’s largest turkey.
Anna LeBaron | "Authenticity equals freedom."
Anna LeBaron is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir The Polygamist’s Daughter. One of more than fifty children of infamous polygamist cult leader Ervil LeBaron, Anna LeBaron endured abandonment, horrific living conditions, child labor and sexual grooming. At age thirteen, she escaped the violent cult and sought