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University of Phoenix Hosts Founder of National Hug Your Kids Today for Campus Discussion

Michelle Nichols to discuss family and today’s business environment


UOPX Northern Nevada presents guest speaker, Michelle Nichols with a discussion centered around, Work vs. Family: What’s New, Why it Matters to Everyone, and Solutions for Today’s Business Environment.”

Michelle Nichols is a former columnist for BusinessWeek.com and speaks on productivity and how to prioritize our daily lives with work, family and balance. She founded the National Hug Your Kids Today movement which is now celebrated across the country on July 20th. She has also received a large amount of national recognition for her work.


Additional information about Michelle Nichols:

  • Winner of the 2008 Governor's Award for Start-up of the Year
  • President, Work-Life Priorities and Founder, National Hug Your Kids Day
  • Author, Hug Your Kids Today! 5 Key Lessons for Every Working Parent




According to the National Center of Education Statistics, 73 percent of students are non-traditional, meaning they balance working full-time and/or raising a family while they attend school. It is important for University of Phoenix Northern Nevada to show support of their students and the communities by partnering with Michelle Nichols to help everyone involved better prioritize the delicate balance of work and family.


Thursday, July 23rd at 8:30 a.m.  – Coffee and bagels will be served to all – Open to the Public


University of Phoenix, Northern Nevada Campus
10345 Professional Circle, Suite 200, ROOMS 208 & 209
Reno, Nevada 89511


Please RSVP to Chris Williamson at Chris.Williamson@phoenix.edu   or call 775-770- 2548. Space is limited


University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Through flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning, students achieve personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. During the quarter ending May 31, 2009, 420,700 students were enrolled at University of Phoenix, the largest private university in North America. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world.


Aimée Eiguren
Innerwest Advertising and Public Relations