Faculty member shares Poland experience

Margaret O’Connor For immediate release: Feb. 15, 2012

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University faculty member Margaret O’Connor will speak on “Teaching Entrepreneurship in Poland, 2011” Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 4:30 p.m. in the Student Services Center 004.

The event is a part of Bloomsburg University’s Institute for Culture and Society.

O’Connor is associate professor of business education and information and technology management. During her talk, she will share her perspective as an American professor abroad and the challenges she faced while teaching an entrepreneurship course at the University of Warsaw.

“Entrepreneurship is taught in business education,” O’Connor said. “I will share how I connected my undergraduate students to the Polish students and how the Internet and social networks have provided the opportunity to enhance success rates of entrepreneurial ventures worldwide.”

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.