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Motivational Speaker Sean Stephenson’s to present “Time to Stand” on April 19

Bethlehem, Pa., April 17, 2006—Motivational speaker Sean Stephenson will present his program, “Time to Stand,” on Wednesday, April 19, at 8 p.m. in Foy Hall on Moravian’s Pricilla Payne Hurd Campus. Stephenson is a board certified therapist, specializing in human behavior. His compelling presentations have motivated thousands of individuals nationwide to make positive changes in their lives. The talk is open the public and admission is free of charge.

Earlier in the day, Stephenson will conduct a workshop for Moravian Students from 5 to 6 p.m. in the UBC Room, Haupert Union Building.

Stephenson shares with his audience moments from his life that are extremely engaging, the greatest being he was predicted not to survive at birth because of a rare bone disorder that stunted his growth, confined him to a wheelchair and caused his bones to be extremely fragile (breaking over 200 times since birth).

Over the past decade, Stephenson has become recognized as a leading professional speaker, author, and psychotherapist in the college and youth market across the nation.

He has authored three books and has traveled to 47 states and 5 countries. He has appeared on The Oprah Show; the Discovery Health Channel; CNN News; CBS News; ABC News; C-SPAN. He has been interviewed by numerous radio programs and print media outlets including The New York Times.

His has worked on Capital Hill for the United States House of Representatives and for the Office of Cabinet Affairs in the White House as a direct Liaison to the President.

Stephenson graduated with honors from DePaul University, received his Psychotherapy degrees from Bennett/Stellar University, and Board Certification from The American Institute of Hypnotherapy. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in Clinical Hypnotherapy from American Pacific University.

He is the youngest individual to ever to serve on The National Association for Self-Esteem’s Board of Directors.

In his powerful presentation, "Time to Stand!," audiences are taken on a journey through human potential, using emotional stories from his life—he proves we can all triumph with the power of STANDING.

This event has been organized by Geoffrey M. Roche, treasurer of the United Student Government and Christina Fleck, president of Sigma Sigma Sigma with support from Warren Hilton, associate dean of student development, Tim Poirier, assistant dean of student life, Holly Newell, assistant director of the HUB/student activities, and Laura Gordon, assistant director of student life.

The event is co-sponsored by the United Student Government, IMPACT, APE, the Psychology Club, and the Panhellenic Council (Greek Life). For more information about Stephenson, please go to: http://www.timetostand.com/. For more information, Geoffrey M. Roche, at 610-442-7889, or email: stgmr03@moravian.edu