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Speaker Series

See nationally known speakers on a variety of inspirational topics. All Speaker Series events are free and open to the public.

Previous speakers have included Bart Starr, Barry Alvarez, Elizabeth Smart and Holocaust Survivor Henry Golde, just to name a few. Speaker Series is sponsored by the Student Activities Committee. 

2014-2015 Schedule:

Henry Golde, Holocaust Survivor

Henry will share his life experience during the Holocaust.

OSHKOSH: Wednesday, Sept . 17, 11:30 a.m.
APPLETON: Tuesday, Sept. 23, 11:30 a.m. 

Stan Pearson II, Motivational Comedian

Stan Pearson II is a bilingual speaker, motivational comedian, author & host.

Thursday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m., Oshkosh

Teri Jendusa Nicolai, Domestic Abuse Survivor

Teri Jendusa Nicolai travels the country speaking out against domestic violence.

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 11:30 a.m., Appleton

Frank Meeink, "From Hatred to Harmony"

Former skinhead Frank Meeink’s downfall and redemption has the power to open hearts and change lives.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m., Appleton

Jermaine Davis, "Stand Out With Greatness"

Jermaine is the author and co-author of 10 books and speaks on leadership.

Thursday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m., Appleton

Gary Beyer, "Insights & Inspirations"

An uplifting look at life in the face of adversity.

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 11:30 a.m., Oshkosh

Matt Glowacki

Matt's program is called "Doing Happiness," and will teach you how to embrace happiness.

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 11 a.m., Appleton

Dennis Biddle, "Yesterday's Negro League"

Dennis Biddle, former Negro league pitcher, shares his story as baseball player and later, a social worker.

Monday, Feb. 9, 11:30 a.m., Appleton

Samantha Schroth, 2015 Miss Wheelchair America

Newly crowned Ms. Wheelchair America 2015: 22-year-old Sam Schroth from Appleton, Wisconsin.

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 12:30 p.m., Appleton

LeRoy Butler, "Be A Champion"

Former Green Bay Packer and Super Bowl Champion LeRoy Butler.

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., Appleton

Jacy Good, "Dangers of Texting & Driving"

A life-changing car accident inspired Jacy Good to educate others on the dangers of cell phone use behind the wheel.

OSHKOSH: Wednesday, March 25, 1 p.m.
APPLETON: Thursday, March 26, 11 a.m.

Zohra Sawari, "I'm Not a Terrorist"

Zohra Sawari discusses Muslim stereotyping and respecting all humanity, regardless of faith.

Tuesday, April 21, 11:30 a.m., Appleton

Student Life Center

Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.  
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Student Life Center is located in Room E137, on the Appleton Campus, next to the Commons.

Call: 920-735-2545


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