NMSU event to highlight legacy of business leader Bill Daniels

June 17, 4-6 pm. Celebrating business leader and philanthropist Bill Daniels, the Daniels Fund and other programs he established.

June 17, 4-6 pm. Celebrating business leader and philanthropist Bill Daniels, the Daniels Fund and other programs he established.

June 16, 2010 by Justin Bannister NMSU News Center

WHAT: A celebration of the impact that business leader and philanthropist Bill Daniels has had across the region through the Daniels Fund and other programs he established.

WHO: Campus officials, nonprofit and community leaders and recipients of the Daniels Scholarship.

WHEN: 4-6 p.m. Thursday, June 17

WHERE: NMSU Golf Course Clubhouse

The New Mexico State University College of Business will host a June 17 event highlighting the legacy of Bill Daniels, a business leader and philanthropist, who died in March 2000. Upon his death, his estate transferred to the Daniels Fund, which provides grants and scholarships in New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.

The 10th Anniversary of the Daniels Fund will be celebrated at the eight partnering universities in the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative, a program designed to instill a high standard of business ethics in graduates. As part of a grant from the initiative, the College of Business will receive $1.25 million over the next five years to develop a principle-based ethics program.

The event at the NMSU Golf Course Clubhouse will be linked to the other sites through a video simulcast. While there are no additional seats available, the public is invited to watch the live simulcast through a link available on the Daniels Fund website, http://www.danielsfund.org.


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