2015 Spring Speaker Series
The Speaker Series of Illinois State University seeks to bring innovative and enlightening speakers to the campus with the aim of providing the community with a platform to foster dialogue, cultivate enriching ideas, and continue an appreciation of learning as an active and lifelong process.
Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner
author of The Other Wes Moore
6 p.m. Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center
Wes Moore is an Army combat veteran, a Rhodes Scholar, a former White House Fellow, and the host of the PBS show about returning veterans, Coming Back with Wes Moore.
Moore is also the author of The New York Times best-selling book The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, which chronicles the journeys of Moore and another Wes Moore from his neighborhood whose life took a different and tragic path.
Reservations are required. Seats are $15 for students and $35 for non-students. Reservations can be made until Jan. 9 by calling 438-8790, online at UniversityEvents.IllinoisState.edu/MLK, or by sending a reservation form to University Events. Questions regarding the Illinois State University Speaker Series should be directed to Director of Presidential and Trustee Events Julie Barnhill, email@example.com or (309) 438-8790.
More Spring 2015 speakers to be announced soon.