St. Philip's College Announces the 2014 - 2015
President's Lecture Series line-up
Dr. Richard Carmona - October 9, 2014, 11 a.m., Watson Fine Arts Center
17th Surgeon General of the United States
In 2002, Dr. Richard Carmona was nominated by the President and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate to become the 17th Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Carmona was selected because of his extensive experience in public health, clinical sciences, healthcare management, preparedness and his commitment to prevention as an effective means to improve public health and reduce healthcare costs, while improving the quality and quantity of life.
Julian Bond - February 5, 2015, 11 a.m., Watson Fine Arts Center
Former Chairman of the Board, NAACP
From his college days as a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to his role as former Chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Julian Bond has been an active participant in the movements for civil rights, economic justice, and peace and an aggressive spokesman for the disinherited. complete bio
The St. Philip’s College President’s Lecture Series provides opportunities for the college and the community to hear speakers’ perspectives on a broad range of local, regional, national and international issues. The lectures are provided at no cost to the audience and are designed to attract students, faculty, and staff as well as the greater San Antonio Community.
View our previous President's Lecture Series speakers.