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Speaker Series

The Excellence in Leadership speaker series provides a platform for some of the nation's most recognized leaders to share their experiences, insight, and knowledge with our campus.  Learn from their unique experiences about what it means to be a leader.

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.


RJ Mitte presents:

"Overcoming Adversity: Turning a Disadvantage to an Advantage"

March 21, 7:30 p.m.

Pruis Hall


Sheila Johnson presents: 

"Lessons from a Leader"

March 28, 7:30 p.m.

Emens Auditorium


Past Speakers

Our past speakers have included business owners, journalists, philanthropists, activists, politicians, political advisors, athletes, coaches, lawyers, film producers, and even an Oscar nominee. Each speaker has shared a unique perspective on what it means to lead, and how students can strive to make an impact, now and in the future.