University to host alumnus talk on leadership Nov. 14

Kevin A. Shwedo, a Shippensburg University alumnus, will give a presentation on “transitioning from the academic world to the real world” at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in Grove Hall Forum. shwedo

The program, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the John L. Grove College of Business.

Shwedo is executive director of the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles. He was appointed to this position on the Governor’s Cabinet by Gov. Nikki Haley in January, 2011.

Prior to his appointment, Shwedo, a colonel in the Army, was deputy commanding officer of the U.S. Army Training Center at Fort Jackson. He retired from the January 2011 with 32 years of service. Shwedo has a bachelor of science degree in business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Shippensburg in 1999.

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