2014-2015 Speakers


10/21/14: Bernard Kerik

Former Commissioner of the New York City Police Department

Topic: The Urgent Need for Criminal Justice and Prison Reform in America


11/6/14: Robert D. Braun

David and Andrew Lewis Professor of Space Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Topic: Our Generation’s Space Race


12/4/14: General C. Robert Kehler

USAF (retired); Former Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska

Topic: National Security in the 21st Century


12/9/14: George Packer

Staff Writer for The New Yorker

Topic: The Unwinding – America Today: A collapsing, changing nation


2/11/15: Susan Russell

Associate Professor of Theatre at Penn State; 2014-15 Penn State Laureate

Topic: Making Change Make Sense


3/24/15: Nicholas DeIuliis

President & CEO of CONSOL Energy Inc.
Topic: Shale Development and Environmental Protection: Finding the Right Balance While Capitalizing on Pennsylvania’s Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity


4/22/15: Paula Kerger

President & CEO of PBS

Topic: America’s Largest Classroom: PBS and the Future of Educational Media