JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 8, 2017) – Head coach Brittney Ezell is one of ten guests to speak at the IDEAcademy events on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12. Eastern and ETSU College of Business and Technology hosts this free series of unique talks from people with various backgrounds from a wide range of disciplines and industries.
The free series will take place throughout the Tri-Cities and will feature local, regional, and national speakers. IDEAcademy satellite events will take place on Monday, September 11. The first event will be at the Millennium Center in Johnson City, Tenn. from 9-11 a.m. The second event on Monday is from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Bristol Train Station in Bristol, Va. The main IDEAcademy event is set for Tuesday, September 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Eastman Toy F. Reid Employee Center in Kingsport, Tenn.
“The IDEAcademy is an incredible leadership for the Tri-Cities and truthfully, the entire region. To have the opportunity to present on behalf of ETSU Women’s Basketball and more importantly, to learn from some of the thought leaders in the world of innovation and leadership is a phenomenal honor. I appreciate the wonderful people of Eastman and our administration of ETSU for selecting me to participate and I am very excited for the takeaways from the event that we can implement as we continue to grow our University, women’s basketball program and student-athletes,” shared head coach Brittney Ezell.
Coach Ezell, entering her fifth year as head coach will be speaking about soft skills and character. She believes both traits matter more now than ever, especially at every level of business, and especially in sports. “We are all part of a team.”
IDEAcademy is part of an ongoing leadership development series sponsored by ETSU College of Business and Technology and Eastman.
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