Live stream featuring author of “Thunder Dog” rescheduled for April 3

The Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium (OK Ethics) forum featuring New York Times best-selling author and inspirational speaker Michael Hingson, originally scheduled for early February, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 3. The original presentation was cancelled due to inclement weather. The Cameron University School of Business will host a live-stream of Hingson’s presentation, "Trust, Teamwork & Thunder Dog's Triumph" in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex at 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required and can be completed at  The $25 registration fee includes lunch. The program is recommended for one CPE in ethics for CPAs desiring to further their educational endeavors.

“Mr. Hingson’s presentation will bring an inspirational message to business professionals in Oklahoma,” says John Camey, Dean of the Cameron University School of Business. “We are happy to partner with OK Ethics to bring this outstanding networking and professional development opportunity to southwest Oklahoma.”

“The mission of OK Ethics is to bring Oklahomans together to promote integrity in our workplaces,” says Shannon Warren, founder of the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium.  “We strive to provide speakers with solid track records who can share practical, ethical methods that businesses can use to enhance their productivity and profitability.”

The event will originate in Oklahoma City. Southern Nazarene University co-hosts the forum with OK Ethics.

Blind since birth, Hingson survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks with the help of his guide dog, Roselle. This story of trust, teamwork and his indomitable will to live and thrive is the subject of his best-selling book, “Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog and the Triumph of Trust,”  which topped the New York Times best-seller list. He explores the broader lessons of his life and experiences as a blind person in today's world and shares these lessons to educate, inspire and empower audiences worldwide. 

Hingson is the National Ambassador for the National Braille Literacy Campaign, an initiative of the National Federation of the Blind, and also serves as Ambassador for the American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards. His dog, Roselle, was the first recipient of that honor. Hingson holds a master's degree in physics from University of California Irvine and is an accomplished technologist.

Business professionals wishing to sponsor a student to attend the luncheon are asked to contact Amy Smith in the Cameron University School of Business at 580-581-2805 or

For more event information, contact OK Ethics at 405-858-2233 or go to www.okethics.orgor the Cameron University School of Business, 580-581-2267.


March 13, 2014

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