Join fellow American University alumni, family, and guests a well as alumni and current members of Leadership Twin Cities for an exciting an engaging presentation on sustainability and green initiatives by award-winning journalist Don Shelby.
Don Shelby has been a reporter and television anchor for 45 years. Before retiring from daily journalism in 2010, he worked for 32 years as anchor, investigative reporter, and environmental correspondent for WCCO-TV. He has won three national Emmys, the Columbia-duPont, the Scripps-Howard, the National Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, and has twice won the George Foster Peabody. He was honored in 1983 with the top award for investigative reporting by the International Radio and Television News Directors Association. He has been awarded more than two-dozen regional top honors from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Associated Press and United Press International. Don is also the author of The Season Never Ends: Wins, Losses, and the Wisdom of the Game. Since his retirement, Don continues his work in environmental journalism, with work published in MinnPost, Salon, and the Huffington Post. He is a member of the Climate Science Rapid Response Team roundtable, and currently serves on the board of Minnesota GreenStar, the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, and is the Capital Campaign Chair for the Washburn Center for Children. Since his retirement, Don continues his work in environmental journalism.
4:30 p.m.- Networking and Registration Begins
5:30 p.m.- Featured Presentation Begins
6:30 p.m.- Networking Continues
7 p.m.- Event Concludes
The cost to attend is $15 per person and includes non-alcoholic beverages and appetizers. A cash bar will also be available.
Advance registration for this event is now closed. Walk-ins are encouraged. We hope to see you there.