Upcoming Speakers


Patti Solis Doyle
Patti Solis Doyle Image Shaping the Future of Hispanics in the U.S.
September 16, 2015
6:30 PM
Russell Union Ballroom
Sponsored by: Multicultural Student CenterPlease bring Eagle ID.  Attendance verification will be provided.

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month with a presentation from Patti Solis Doyle, former campaign manager for Hillary Clinton for President, and the first Hispanic woman to lead a presidential effort in the United States. She previously served in the White House as an Assistant to the President and as Director of Scheduling and Advance for the First Lady. Solis Doyle has been honored by Hispanic Magazine with the “2007 Latinas of Excellence Award” for her accomplishments in the area of government, politics and civil leadership. She also received Siempre Mujer magazine’s Siempre Inspiran award, honoring remarkable Latinas whose achievements and contributions to their communities are helping shape the future of Hispanic women in this country. Hispanic Business Magazine recently counted her among America’s 100 Most Influential Hispanics.

Patrick Combs
Patrick Combs Major in Success
September 22, 2015
2:00 – 4:00 pm
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Performing Arts Center
Sponsored by: Office of Career Services

The Office of Career Services was proud to bring back award winning author, Patrick Combs for the 10th year! His dynamic presentation, “Major in Success” focuses on the following areas: five steps to land a great job after graduation; how to discover your true passion; how to Triumph over fears; how to beat a tough job market and much more!

Dr. Maura Cullen
Maura Cullen (2) You’re Not in Kansas Anymore: 10 Skills to Increase Diversity Competence
September 28, 2015
6:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Russell Union Ballroom
Sponsored by: Multicultural Student Center,

Please bring Eagle ID. Attendance verification will be provided.

Many of our conversations around diversity have us walking on eggshells. This program offers attendees practical ways to quickly transform the quality and effectiveness of our interactions. Students will learn ten very common statements that are often well intended but may be offensive. Knowing the actual statements is helpful, however, the real learning comes by implementing the ten core concepts that ultimately increase diversity skills and competency for you and those you work with.

Wilson Okello
Wilson O'Kello Telling Your Story as an Inclusive Leader
November 6, 2015
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Nessmith-Lane Auditorium
Sponsored by:University Housing

Wilson Okello is a Spoken Word Poet and educator who speaks right to the heart of the matter. This presentation will ask students to reflect on their personal story, examine their truth as a leader and ask who they want to be in a socially just community. Participants will learn to articulate what social change they are willing to commit to and act upon. (Space for 150 students).

Last updated: 9/14/2015

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