October 7, 2015
– 1:00 pm
Work Dignity: First Year Seminar Project
The First Year students will be selling products from Haiti and Uganda as part of their First Year Seminar Project.
– 5:30 pm
Truman Lecture Series Panel Discussion
As part of the Truman Distinguished Lecture Series, there will be a panel discussion open to everyone before the lecture. Speaking on the panel will be Joe Knittig, CEO of The Global Orphan Project, Grace McGowan, student volunteer, and Nancy Jochens, Founding Board Member of Homes from the Heart Overland Park Jochens Law Firm. There will then be a reception following the discussion in Goppert Theatre Lobby.
We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.
Truman Lecture Series
Jonathan Katz, author of The Big Truck That Went By, will be speaking this year for the Truman Distinguished Lecture Series. He has won won the 2010 Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism, was a National Headliners Award winner, and finalist recognition by the Livingston Award and Michael Kelly Award for the "fearless pursuit and expression of truth." Come hear him speak on the disasters that still inflict Haiti today and why it has taken so long to help rebuild this nation.
Following the lecture there will be a book signing and products from Haiti and Uganda sold in the lobby of Goppert Theatre.