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APSU, local chamber offer ‘how to' of conducting international business

As part of the preinaugural activities leading up to the April 2 installation of Tim Hall as the ninth president of Austin Peay State University, an evening event, titled The Infinite Possibilities of International Business, will be offered from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 25 in Kimbrough Building, home of the School of Business.

Free and open to the public, the program is sponsored by the APSU School of Business, Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, University Advancement Office and the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce.
As part of the preinaugural activities leading up to the April 2 installation of Tim Hall as the ninth president of Austin Peay State University, an evening event, titled “The Infinite Possibilities of International Business,” will be offered from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 25 in Kimbrough Building, home of the School of Business.

Free and open to the public, the program is sponsored by the APSU School of Business, Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, University Advancement Office and the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce.

From 6-6:45 p.m. in the first and second floor lobbies of Kimbrough, attendees will be invited to enjoy a taste of international cuisine, meet the faculty, staff and students and learn more about the APSU School of Business International Management program, the International Student Organization, study-abroad opportunities and international scholarships.

From 6:45-8 p.m. in Kimbrough 119, a panel of business and community leaders will share their experiences in international business and answer audience questions. The discussion will be facilitated by James Chavez, president and C.E.O. of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council. The topics and panelists are:
*Doing business withor inChina, Clarksville Mayor Johnny Piper and Dr. Bai Weigiu, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing.
*Mentoring Female Accountants in South Africa, Neisha Wolfe, C.P.A., Clarksville.
*Multinational Companies Doing Business in Clarksville, Matt Caudill, manager of Human Resources and Safety for Nyrstar and Andrea Zanni, C.F.O., Florim USA.

For more information about the evening event, contact the APSU School of Business by telephone at (931) 221-7674. For directions, go to www.apsu.edu/map. -- Dennie B. Burke