Emily Post Institute director to speak at ECU

Peter Post, director of The Emily Post Institute and author of five etiquette books, will speak at East Carolina University March 21 as part of the Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the College of Business.

One of author Emily Post’s four great-grandchildren, Post writes the “Etiquette at Work” column for the Sunday edition of the Boston Globe. He is author of the bestselling books “Essential Manners For Men” and “Essential Manners For Couples,” and he co-authored “The Etiquette Advantage In Business,” which is used in the College of Business’ junior-level leadership course.

As the creator and primary presenter of Emily Post Business Etiquette programs, Post leads business seminars for companies both in the U.S. and abroad. He has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, communications, design and education.

The public is invited to attend this free event, which will begin at 3:30 pm in Wright Auditorium at ECU.

For more information about the Emily Post Institute,  visit www.emilypost.com. For more information about the event, contact Jennifer Brezina with the ECU College of Business at brezinaj@ecu.edu.

The Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series is made possible by a gift from alumni Steve and Ellen Cunanan of Richboro, Pa.  Matching funds are also provided by the Johnson & Johnson Foundation.  The series brings distinguished leaders to Greenville, representing for-profit and non-profit firms, entrepreneurial activities, government and public affairs. Topics highlight leadership, professional development, ethics and the role of business in modern society.