Liberal Arts Week speaker to talk about taxes, stimulus and jobs

March 23, 2009

University Park, Pa. -- To kick off Liberal Arts Week, Penn State alumnus Jeff Hyde will give the keynote speech, "The Stimulus Package, Tax Plans and the Future: Can I still get a job in this mess?" at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 30, in 112 Kern Building on Penn State's University Park campus. His talk is free to the public.

The College of the Liberal Arts Undergraduate Council sponsors Liberal Arts Week, March 30-April 2, for the greater Penn State community. The schedule of events also includes:

  • Tuesday, March 31: Liberal Arts International Cultures Club Fair, 7 p.m., Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center
  • Wednesday, April 1: Grad School / Internship Panel, 3-4 p.m., 321 HUB-Robeson Center
  • Thursday, April 2: Undergraduate Research Panel, 7-8 p.m., 321 HUB-Robeson Center

Hyde is senior tax counsel for General Electric Company in Stamford, Conn., where he started the state tax policy practice for GE Capital Corporation in 1996. Today he spends most of his time in policy matters at the federal and state government levels. Prior to GE, Hyde was a partner with Arthur Andersen in the metro Washington, D.C., practice office.

Hyde earned a bachelor of science degree in pre-law and a bachelor of arts degree in secondary education from Penn State, a law degree from Dickinson School of Law in 1980, and master of laws degree from Temple University School of Law. He is a member of the Political Science Alumni Board of Visitors at Penn State.


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