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Celestino Fernández, Ph.D.: "Happiness in Life and Work"

  • 17-Oct-2018
  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, 3182 N. Swan Rd.


  • $19 for members who register and pay in advance.
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  • $27 for nonmembers who register and pay in advance.
    Nonmembers may add other nonmember guests.


A Dinner Event with
Dr. Celestino Fernández, PhD

"Happiness in Life and Work"

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6pm – 8pm  Dinner Event

Three things you will learn at this event:

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Finding happiness everyday in life and work.

About Dr. Celestino Fernández

Dr. Celestino Fernández served as Professor of Sociology at the University of Arizona for 39 years before he retired July 2015, where he also served in several administrative positions, including as Vice President for Academic Outreach and International Affairs. He taught courses and conducted research on various topics pertaining to culture, including happiness. His happiness course, which he continues to teach even after retirement, regularly enrolls over 500 students and he has lectured widely in the U.S. and Mexico on happiness, once drawing an audience of over 1500.

Prof. Fernández has published approximately 50 articles and book chapters on various sociological topics, including happiness. He has composed about as many corridos (Mexican ballads) and served on an equal number of university accreditation teams throughout the U.S., Europe, and Latin America.

Dr. Fernández received both the M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University.

Prof. Fernández has received wide recognition for his work and service. For example, he was honored by the American Association for Higher Education for his “Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education.” He received the “Public Scholar Dan Shilling Award” from the Arizona Humanities Council, and was named “Hispanic Man of the Year” by Cox Communications. In 2007, Dr. Fernández was named University Distinguished Outreach Professor at the University of Arizona in recognition of his “exceptional service to the community, state and nation.”

Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation
3182 N, Swan Road, 85712

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6pm - 8pm
Doors Open at 5:45 p.m.

Dinner will be catered including
gluten-free and vegetarian selections.

By Monday, October 15
Members: $19 / Non-members: $27

Members: $25 / Non-members: $35

Please pre-register online
so we have a proper head count.

Event Policies

  • Full event price is due if you wish to attend any portion of an event or if you choose not to eat dinner.  In fairness to all, no exceptions. 
  • If you've pre-registered but are not able to attend and if you email us no later than the Monday before the Wednesday event, your event fee may be applied to a future event. We are required to provide a headcount to our caterer in advance, so a credit of your pre-registration fee to a future event will only be granted during the open pre-registration period.
  • When registration closes online, payment can only be made by credit card at the event registration table.
  • No refunds are offered post-event for any reason.



Arizona Wellness Alliance
Tucson, AZ 


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