St. Davids, PA, February 15, 2012: The Eastern University School of Leadership and Development, Comcast Spectacor and Access Sports present Sports Symposium 2012: Sports as Caring: Dimensions of Therapy and Life Skills in Sports and Community Recreation. This Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room at the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA.
Sports have for millennia served as a community building and social relationship enterprise. From family game time to competitive global Olympic competition, from amateur athletics to professional enterprises, sports serve the human community as a means of life balance between work and play. Sports bring people together culturally, socially, physically and aesthetically.
Speakers will include Eastern University Professor Hans Tokke;Â Mr. Jordan Burnham; Mike Quick, Philadelphia Eagles Radio Sports Commentator; Dr. Stephen Schecter, President, Global Abilities; Jeffrey J. Harrison, Former Vice President, World Team Tennis; Ms. Farah Dailey, General Manager, Philadelphia Firebirds; Ashley Harker, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist; Bill Roth; Dr. Ed Hastings, Director, Neumann University Institute of Sports and Spirituality; Lance Lee, Vice President of Operations, Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis; Pastor Todd Stavrakos, Gladwyne Presbyterian Church; Dr. Cheryl A. Mobley-Stimpson, PhillySportsMom.blogspot.com; Jim Britt, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer,Â Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation; and James Osborne, School of Leadership and Development.
Eastern University is a Philadelphia Christian University which integrates faith, reason and justice for all of its students. The School of Leadership and Development at this Pennsylvania Christian University is a School of the Campolo College of Graduate and Professional Studies.