Speakers

Diversity University / Julia Garcia & Monti Washington

Diversity University / Julia Garcia & Monti Washington

Part of The TRU College Life series! Julia Garcia & Monti Washington Take it first hand from the foster kid who struggled for the opportunity to make it to college and the party girl who almost gave it all away. Millennials Monti Washington and Julia Garcia are two of the most talented and dynamic speakers [Read more…]

Eyewitness to Climate Change: Melting Ice & Rising Seas / David Thoreson

Eyewitness to Climate Change: Melting Ice & Rising Seas / David Thoreson

This powerful presentation by photographer and explorer David Thoreson exposes the truth about climate change affecting YOU and everything on Planet Earth!  His fearless exploration of the world’s oceans and polar regions have brought him face-to-face with the most important issue of our time – Climate Change. Not confined to the Arctic, weather weirding is spreading across [Read more…]

Fight The “Freshman 15”: Nutrition for ALL Students / Tom Ryan

Fight The “Freshman 15”: Nutrition for ALL Students / Tom Ryan

This is NOT a diet program! You will learn how to KICK BUTT nutritionally on foods students love to eat: pizza, burgers, chips, & yes even BEER! You’ll learn to: 1) Wake your brain before an exam. 2) Exercise less than 3 hrs./week & be in great shape 3) Learn to fill your backpack w/ [Read more…]

From the Streets to the Stage

From the Streets to the Stage

A product of a one night stand, abused in foster home after foster home, and raised sleeping in parks were just a few of the daunting obstacles in Monti’s journey from the streets to the stage. This is an interactive presentation, designed to help students gain the problem solving skills needed to be successful, both inside [Read more…]

Funny Money / James Cunningham

Funny Money / James Cunningham

Everyone knows the stereotype of the broke college or university student.  You may even be one. Comedian and award-winning lecturer JAMES CUNNINGHAM turns students’ financial woes around with his critically acclaimed program, FUNNY MONEY. FUNNY MONEY addresses what is a growing problem – young people leaving school unprepared for the day-to-day realities of paying the [Read more…]

Future Crop / Kevin Booth

Future Crop / Kevin Booth

Now that 18 states have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use, what does the future hold for marijuana consumption in the United States? Topics Covered in his program include: 1.  With recreational marijuana use now legalized in Colorado and Washington, what is the future for the rest of the United States? 2.  How will [Read more…]

Heterosexism & Cissexism / Warren Blumenfeld

Heterosexism & Cissexism / Warren Blumenfeld

This one-of-a-kind program offers a unique approach to issues surrounding sexual identity, gender identity, and expression. Warren J. BLUMENFELD discusses how the fight to end heterosexism and cissexism is everyone’s fight if we are to bring about a less oppressive and more productive society for all. He invites heterosexual males and females, lesbians, gay males, [Read more…]

Left for Dead /Domestic Violence Awareness / Teri Jendusa Nicolai

Left for Dead /Domestic Violence Awareness / Teri Jendusa Nicolai

    Teri Jendusa Nicolai has survived the unthinkable.  Her ex-husband tried to murder her by beating her with a baseball bat, stuffing her bloody body into a garbage can, driving her across state lines and placing her in a storage locker in sub-zero weather.  26 hours later she was miraculously rescued less than an hour from death. [Read more…]

Mate Smart: Birth Order and Romantic Compatibility / William Cane

Mate Smart: Birth Order and Romantic Compatibility / William Cane

Best-selling author William Cane begins MATE SMART with a PowerPoint lecture explaining why celebrity couples like Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, and Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman were destined for conflict because of incompatible birth order. Then discover the secret to dating compatibility and career success based on YOUR unique sibling configuration. As part of [Read more…]

Myth America: How We Get Our History Wrong and Why / Rick Shenkman

Myth America:  How We Get Our History Wrong and Why / Rick Shenkman

Did you know that: – The Pilgrims did NOT land on Plymouth Rock? – Betsy Ross did NOT sew the first flag? In this humorous presentation, historian Rick explains why Americans are fond of myths and he clarifies who’s behind the falsehoods. His research shows that many of the myths are the product of a [Read more…]