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SXU welcomes Advocate Christ Medical Center President Kenneth W. Lukhard to campus for Mentoring Event


Saint Xavier University's (SXU) Graham School of Management (GSM) will host their spring Speaker Series Mentoring Event on Thursday, February 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Warde Academic Center's Butler Reception Room. The event welcomes Kenneth W. Lukhard, president of Advocate Christ Medical Center to serve as the keynote speaker. His presentation is entitled, "Intellect, Emotional Intelligence and Spirituality -- The Three Pillars of Success." This discussion follows along with GSM's Mentoring Program where students can meet their mentor/advisor, plan their professional career path and learn the importance of planning for the future.

As president of Advocate Christ Medical Center, part of the Advocate Health Care System, Lukhard and his team have won numerous awards and received recognition for clinical outcomes, patient and associate satisfaction and nursing excellence. Over the course of his 30 years of hospital chief executive officer (CEO) experience, four of his hospitals have achieved "100 Top Hospital" designation during his tenure.

Lukhard originally studied to be a Presbyterian minister and subsequently earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in theology and his first graduate degree in counseling. After several years as a minister and psychological counselor, he entered healthcare and earned a graduate degree in health services administration from the University of San Francisco.

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Registration is required by Monday, February 6. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Nick Mancari at 773-298-3603 or mancariFREESXU.