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Upcoming Speakers

Allan Gross


April 18, 2016

Doors open at 7:30 PM


Before his sudden, shocking, five-year-long imprisonment by Castro's Cuba, Alan Gross spent more than 25 years traveling the globe to administer civilian foreign aid and promote democracy on behalf of private industry, non-government organizations, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Gross fought poverty and oppression in more than 50 countries in the Middle East...   
Brandon Stanton


April 5, 2016

Doors open at 7:30 PM


Tickets are available for pickup in MSC 2306 starting March 29th at 9am.

Brandon Stanton graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in History. He traded bonds in Chicago for three years, before losing his job and moving to New York. In November of 2010, he started the photography blog Humans of New York. Today, HONY is followed...   
Abby Wambach


March 10, 2016

Doors open at 7:30 PM


One of the world’s greatest players of all time, Abby is the #1 all-time leading scorer in international soccer history with 184 career goals. Long known as one of the most intense competitors in U.S. history whose years of clutch goal scoring made her a fan favorite. She led the USA in scoring in the 2008 and 2011 Women’s World Cup tournaments, and...   
Michael Render


January 20, 2016

Doors open at 7:30 PM


Michael Render, nicknamed Killer Mike for “killing the microphone” is known as a socially conscious and politically engaged rapper. He made his music debut on OutKast's 2000 album Stankonia, and later appeared on OutKast’s Grammy-winning song The Whole World. In 2013, Killer Mike and rapper-producer El-P formed Run the Jewels and released their self-titled debut...   

"Orange is the New Black" Actress Laverne Cox Cancels Lecture at USF

Due to the taping schedule for Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show, actress Laverne Cox has cancelled her appearance at the University of South Florida on March 21, 2016. The student-run University Lecture Series is currently exploring other options for the March lecture.
Soledad O'Brien


MONday, MARCH 21, 2016

Doors open at 7:30 PM

MSC Ballroom

Laverne Cox is an Emmy-nominated actress who can be seen in the Netflix original series “Orange is The New Black” where she plays the ground breaking role of Sophia Burset. The critically acclaimed show returns for its third season on Netflix June 12th. Laverne is the first trans woman of color to have a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show. ...