Two events next week are sponsored by the Lyles Center and the Ethics Center at Fresno State.

Dr. Melissa Baucus, from Texas State University, will discuss “Entrepreneurs on the Dark Side: Ethical Challenges and Ponzi Schemes” from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the Alice Peters Auditorium (University Business Center).

Entrepreneurs often tell a good story to their investors. Sometimes things get out of control and ethical challenges arise. Baucus will discuss Ponzi Schemes and other tales from the dark side of entrepreneurial ethics.

Richard-Johanson-smOn Wednesday, March 15, the life and work of Richard A. Johanson will be celebrated during “A Lifetime of Ethical Stewardship” from 11 to 11:45 a.m. in Kremen Education, Room 140.

Johanson, chair emeritus of the Fresno Business Council and founder of Johanson Transportation, will discuss his entrepreneurial work in business and in community activism, offering insights from the Greatest Generation about ethics, service, and life.

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