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June 6, 2012

Contact Rick Kyte at 608-796-3704 or rlkyte@viterbo.edu 

BEAU WESTON TO PRESENT “ACTING HAPPY MAKES THE WORLD BETTER” AT VITERBO UNIVERSITY JUNE 29 

 

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Beau Weston, Van Winkle Professor of Sociology at Centre College in Danville, Ky., will present “Acting Happy Makes the World Better” from 6:30–8 p.m. Friday, June 29 in the Viterbo University Reinhart Center room 107.

Most people are happy, Weston says. The world is getting better. Yet many people feel it is naïve to be too happy. Worse, proclaiming that the world is better means we don’t care about what is wrong. What is a servant leader to do? Start by serving. Service makes us happy and what we do to make ourselves happier makes the world better too.

Weston has earned three master’s degrees and a Ph.D. from Yale University and has received the Kirk Award for Excellence in Teaching at Centre College. He is an active member of the Presbyterian Church, serving as an elder, scholar, teacher, and committee person. He is also active in the community and writes a daily blog, The Gruntled Center: Faith and Family for Centrists.

“Acting Happy Makes the World Better” is co-sponsored by the Viterbo Master of Arts in Servant Leadership program. It is free and open to the public.

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