Speakers

Dear Future Self /Dr. J (Julia Garcia)

Dear Future Self /Dr. J (Julia Garcia)

Dear Future Self, Let’s talk relationships, social media & all things mental health w/ expert DRJ.  Relationships are at the center of everything. Even with online connections dominating culture, people are feeling more disconnected than ever and relationships with ourselves are suffering the most. After surveying over 50,000 students across hundreds of cities nationwide, mental [Read more…]

Diversity University / Monti Washington

Diversity University / Monti Washington

Beginning at a very young age, Monti  had every excuse in the world to give up and be unsuccessful. From broken homes, poverty, abuse and foster care, he could have easily fallen under the radar. Using slam poetry and role-playing, there has never been a more powerful young speaker who can connect with and inspire [Read more…]

Empowering LGBTQ+ Community Today With Yesterday / Lauren LoGiudice

Empowering LGBTQ+ Community Today With Yesterday / Lauren LoGiudice

  The world may feel like it’s falling apart for LGBTQ+ people. Find solace, inspiration, and laughs in this multimedia lecture that brings you directly into the lives of our LGBTQ+ ancestors. Delve into the community of thriving queers in silver screen Hollywood who were conquering the world from inside and out of the closet. By the end you’ll feel [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…]

Freedom Dreams: A Formula for Justice / Funmilola Fagbamila

Freedom Dreams: A Formula for Justice / Funmilola Fagbamila

Playwright, artist, and founding member of Black Lives Matter, Funmilola Fagbamila, presents a discussion on the necessity of emotional intelligence in our pursuit of more just and healthy societies. Utilizing a solution-oriented approach, Prof. Fagbamila breaks down the ways that bias is not only learned intellectually but articulated emotionally. Via storytelling, spoken word, and interactive [Read more…]

From Lonely to Loving It: Hilarious Guide to College Transition / Lauren LoGiudice

From Lonely to Loving It: Hilarious Guide to College Transition / Lauren LoGiudice

VIRTUAL OPTION: Now that so many are attending college online, the game has changed for students to feel connected to their community of peers and to the college experience itself. In this interactive, hilarious web based presentation, comedian Lauren LoGiudice uses her characters to help students think outside the box so that they can focus, [Read more…]

From the Streets to the Stage / Monti Washington

From the Streets to the Stage / Monti Washington

Virtual program includes Live Zoom interaction and a live Q&A. Additionally, a personal video will be sent to help promote the event along with questions to ask your student leadership so that they may be asked during the event! A product of a one night stand, abused in foster home after foster home, and raised [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…]

Healing the Hate: Civil Discourse in the age of online mobs and viral videos

Healing the Hate: Civil Discourse in the age of online mobs and viral videos

  Healing the Hate – Civil Discourse in the Age of Online Mobs and Viral Videos seeks to create a much needed dialogue about changing the toxic culture in social media and news coverage.  Starting with an examination of their documentary film Rush to Judgement, filmmakers Steve Oldfield and Ryan Anderson begin the discussion with an inside [Read more…]