Gateway Speaker Series

The Gateway Speaker Series is a semi-annual event showcasing esteemed alumni who have made remarkable contributions in their respective fields. These distinguished speakers have embarked on unique journeys and have achieved extraordinary milestones throughout their careers. They are leaders, innovators, and trailblazers who have left an indelible mark on society through their work. By inviting these accomplished individuals, we aim to expose students to a wide range of potential paths and ignite their passion for making a difference in the world. This series serves as a catalyst for academic and personal exploration, encouraging students to think critically, dream big, and strive for excellence in their future careers.

Past Speakers

Spring 2024- Angela Berry Roberson, '90 (Political Science, History)
Fall 2022 - Ben Rhodes '00 (Political Science, English)
Spring 2013 - Bill Ross ’70 (Economics)
Spring 2010 - David Rhodes ’96 (Economics, Political Science)
Fall 2010 - Ken Lacey ’75 (Psychology)
Fall 2009 - Ron Bozman '69 (Behavioral Science, Psychology)