Emilio Gonzalez, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security, will discuss the relationship between modern U.S. immigration policy and national security during an event Wednesday at Florida State University. The "Human Rights and National Security in the 21st Century" lecture series examines how human rights and national security imperatives can be reconciled in today's global environment, the agency said. The free event is open to the public, sponsored by FSU's Center for the Advancement of Human Rights. It starts at 12:30 p.m. at the FSU College of Law Rotunda, 425 W. Jefferson St.
Area manufacturers to meet Thursday:The Capital Region Manufacturers, the manufacturer roundtable of the Economic Development Council of Tallahassee/Leon County, will gather for the group's quarterly meeting Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meeting takes place at Tallahassee Community College's Wakulla Center, 5 Crescent Way, Crawfordville. Area manufacturers are encouraged to attend to learn about the latest developments in one of the area's fastest growing industries. For information, phone the EDC's Travis Yelverton, (850) 521-3110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FSU marketing students win: Florida State University marketing students Carissa DeCruise and Katy Keene secured the College of Business' first title win at the 10th Annual National Collegiate Sales Competition, held Saturday at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Keene, a senior from Panama City, won No. 2 in the nation. DeCruise, a senior from Miami, placed in the top eight. All national participants were selling NetSuite CRM+, a Web-based software product. More than 50 university sales programs competed, FSU said.