Going Through College With a Sense of Purpose

March 30, 2017
Student Center Auditorium, Hawkins-Conard Student Center
9:25 a.m. Presentation
10:50 a.m. Presentation

All students are welcome.

Please note - this session will be presented twice, once at 9:25 a.m. and again at 10:50 a.m., coinciding with class times.

About our speaker, Dr. Bill Millard:

Bill is a life explorer and a leading theorist in calling and purpose who has researched intrinsic motivation and individual uniqueness for over three decades. Much of Bill's work has focused on individual, organizational and leadership behavior and development. He has helped thousands to understand their uniqueness, strengths, life plan, relationships with others, career possibilities and opportunities for service. His counsel and training have helped many organizations in mobilizing their workforce. Bill is a leader, teacher, seminar speaker and advisor to other leaders. Bill's broad experience includes work with educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, churches, corporations and small businesses.

Bill has authored numerous publications on life calling, intrinsic motivations, workforce mobilization, servant leadership, strategic planning and change implementation. His textbook, Explorer’s Guide: Starting Your College Journey With A Sense Of Purpose, is used in over fifty institutions. He is a public speaker and facilitator who has been heard nationally and internationally in seminars, weekend retreats, schools, radio broadcasts, professional conferences, business forums and community programs, working with small groups to audiences of thousands. Bill is also a recognized research expert in the area of leadership and management of organizations. He earned his doctorate in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University.

In spite of his broad academic achievement and recognized leadership, Bill's best-known characteristic is his down-to-earth, practical teaching. Bill was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, but lived the majority of his life in California. Bill met his wife Anita during their college studies in Massachusetts, where they were married after graduating.  Anita is a RN working in the field of hospice. Currently, they split their living between homes in Marion, Indiana and Oak Island, North Carolina.  They have two adult sons.

Start Date: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
9:15am to 12:00pm