Seton Hill University will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, September 22, at 6 p.m., in Reeves Theatre on Seton Hill University’s main hilltop campus, to educate individuals on the importance of the G-20 Summit. This event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information or to register to attend this event, call 724-830-4637.

The panel will address the following questions: What is the G-20 Summit?; Why is the G-20 Summit going to be in Pittsburgh?; How will it affect local tourism?; What economic issues will be discussed?; What social justice issues will arise?; What impact will the G-20 have on businesses in the Pittsburgh area?

Panelists include Seton Hill University faculty members Daniel Bernstein, Ed.D., associate professor, hospitality and tourism; Lloyd Gibson, D.Sc., assistant professor, business, and director, Master of Business Administration program; Catherine Giunta, Ph.D., associate professor, business; Paul Mahady, M.B.A., assistant professor, business; James Paharik, Ph.D., associate professor, sociology; and Doina Vlad, Ph.D., assistant professor, business.

“We believe it is important to discuss this world event that is taking place in Pittsburgh in the context of liberal arts in order to better educate our local area on the importance and impact of the G-20 Summit,” said Gibson.