Quality Education in the Benedictine Tradition
LeVar Burton, award-winning actor, producer, writer and literary advocate, speaks about early childhood development and information on RRKidz and Reading Rainbow.
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Thursday, Sept. 29, 20167 p.m.
Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is an adjunct professor, author, syndicated columnist, television political commentator, former vice chair for civic engagement and voter participation at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and former chair of the DNC’s Voting Rights Institute. Currently, she is serving as interim chair of the Democratic National Committee. Aside from working for the full recovery of her beloved hometown, New Orleans, Brazile’s passion is encouraging young people to vote, to work within the system to strengthen it and to run for public office. Since 2000, she has lectured on civic engagement at more than 125 colleges and universities. Brazile is also founder and managing director of Brazile & Associates LLC, a general consulting, grassroots advocacy and training firm based in Washington, D.C.
Michael Steele served as the first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee, and is the former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland and the first African-American elected to statewide office in Maryland. Steele is currently a political analyst for MSNBC. Steele’s ability as a communicator and analyst have long been showcased by his position as a contributor on the Fox News Channel and as a regular host for the Salem Radio Network’s nationally syndicated Morning in America show. Additionally, Steele has been an entertaining and eloquent guest on cable political talk shows such as HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher and Comedy Central’s Daily Show and The Colbert Report.
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The New Horizons Speakers Series is made possible through the support of the Saint Vincent College Office of Student Affairs in cooperation with the Student Government Association and the first Year Seminar Program. The Series is designed to present nationally-recognized speakers who have distinguished themselves in a variety of fields. The mission of the Series is to encourage the development of a balanced approach to a liberal arts education that seamlessly combines academic and student life.