Well known professor and author to speak on Emotional Intelligence at Brescia

News Release
Friday, October 17

London, ON – Brescia, in partnership with St. Peter’s Seminary, will welcome well known author and emotional intelligence expert Dr. Korrel Kanoy for a day of personal and professional development sessions on Wednesday, October 22nd.

As the Managing Partner of Developmental Associates and a Professor Emerita of Psychology at William Peace University, Dr. Korrel Kanoy has an extensive background in emotional intelligence and the acquisition of leadership skills. Kanoy’s focus is in helping individuals and organizations maximize their performance by developing emotional intelligence and leadership skills.

Director of Campus Ministry at Brescia, Catherinanne George, says that learning more about emotional intelligence is something that everyone can benefit from. She goes on to say, “This opportunity supports our focus on developing leaders who are whole-person driven, able to integrate dimensions of human formation and shape purposeful lives lived in authentic relationship.  Regardless of one’s background, this is a critical issue for us all to understand and learn more about. It is a skill we can use in our personal and professional circles.”

Kanoy is the co-author of The Student EQ Edge: Your Academic and Personal Success, the author of The Everything Parent’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence in Children, and Building Leadership Skills in Adolescent Girls. She is also the recipient of a number of distinguished honours and awards, including the McCormick Distinguished Teaching Award and the Bingham award for Campus Leadership.

Executive Director of St. Peter’s Seminary Foundation, David Howie, is thrilled to co-host Dr. Kanoy, and says, “Amidst the cascade of noisy messages, shrill speech, and intrusive technology that crowd into everyday living, now more than ever people need emotional intelligence to help build genuine relationships, including in the classroom.”

Dr. Kanoy will host a Community Session at Brescia, in the Mother St. James Building, on Wednesday, October 22nd, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The evening event will be open to the public and admission and parking are free with free will donations welcome.

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