Group to teach ethics


or students, being involved in organizations can be a key factor for future business knowledge and references. The upcoming Skill Builder, “Ethics in Your Organization” will be held in the Back Room of the University Center at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15.

It will be hosted by Mortar Board, an honor society comprised of college seniors who all have been active in various organizations throughout their time at Northern. Robert Towers, a member of Mortar Board, said the Skill Builder will begin with a brief talk about what ethics are, followed by a small group activity exploring ethics in situations that may arise in one’s organization.

The event will end with a group discussion and Q&A.uc0u711 People attending can expect to expand their knowledge about ethics, participate in a forum to help resolve issues they are currently having and to partake in a case-study activity, Towers said.

“This Skill Builder has a couple advantages going for it,” Towers said.uc0u711 “First, it can serve as an introduction to the issue of ethics in student organizations for people. Second, it can provide a valuable opportunity to discuss and possibly find a resolution to problems you might be having in your organization.u711 Finally, it does count towards the leadership edge for Superior Edge.”

The Skill Builder is free to attend.uc0u711 Students interested in joining Mortar Board can visit or pick an application up from 610 Cohodas. The due date for applications is Monday, Feb. 18.