All events begin at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. All are free and open to the public at Willie Miller Instructional Center on the Daytona Beach Campus.
Tuesday, January 20: An Evening with Dr. Charles Krauthammer
Spend an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Charles Krauthammer, who will review the recent elections and discuss the prospects for the 2016 presidential election with host Marc Bernier. This is a free-ticketed event. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve up to two free tickets.
Wednesday, February 11: Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm
Jennifer Granholm served as Michigan’s 47th governor from 2003 to 2011. As governor, she led the state through a brutal economic downturn that resulted from a meltdown in the automotive and manufacturing sectors. She worked to diversify the state’s economy, strengthen its auto industry, preserve manufacturing jobs, and add emerging sectors such as clean energy. Marc will discuss with Granholm her thoughts on opportunities for college graduates in the workplace and how to help students in managing the cost of higher education. Granholm is currently a Distinguished Adjunct Professor with the UC Berkeley School of Law & Goldman School of Public Policy as well as a Senior Research Fellow with the Berkeley Energy & Climate Institute and the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society. This event is free.
Monday, March 2: An Evening with Dr. Ben Carson
Ben Carson, M.D., recently retired from a groundbreaking career at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Now a Washington Times columnist and Fox News contributor, he is the author of two No.1 New York Times bestsellers, America the Beautiful and One Nation, both with his wife, Candy Carson, as his collaborator. In 2001, Dr. Carson was named by CNN and TIME magazine as one of the nation’s 20 foremost physicians and scientists. In 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and was recognized by U.S. News & World Report magazine and Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership as one of “America’s Best Leaders.” Dr. Carson is also president and co-founder of the Carson Scholars Fund. A signing for Dr. Carson’s book, One Nation, will follow the discussion. This is a free-ticketed event. Please email email@example.com to reserve up to two free tickets.
Monday, March 23: Craig Fuller, Former President and CEO of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Craig Fuller served eight years in the White House, first as Assistant to President Ronald Reagan for Cabinet Affairs before becoming Chief of Staff to Vice President George H.W. Bush during the second term of the Administration. Most recently, he was president and CEO of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. He has been active in aviation policy matters as the recent chair of the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics and as a member of the NextGen Advisory Council. In 2014, he was appointed to a three-year term on the FAA’s Management Advisory Council. He is the leader of The Fuller Company, a strategic consulting group he organized when he first left government in 1989. This event is free and will be broadcast live on FM93.5/AM1150 WNDB and online at the Marc Bernier Show website.
Monday, April 13: Chaplin (Maj. Gen.) Charles Baldwin on Faith in the Military
Charles Baldwin began his Air Force career in 1965 at the U.S. Air Force Academy. In 1969 he became an Air Force pilot and flew for five years, including two combat tours in Vietnam, where he was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses and four Air Medals. In 1977, he graduated from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He became an Air Force chaplain in 1979, and from 2004 to 2008 served as the Chief of Chaplains for the U.S. Air Force. He provided moral and spiritual counsel to the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, leadership to the Chaplain Corps, and pastoral care to Air Force members and families. He made eight trips to Iraq and Afghanistan to visit the troops. This event is free and will be broadcast live on FM93.5/AM1150 WNDB and online at the Marc Bernier Show website.
The media are invited to photograph/videotape all President’s Speaker Series events. For more information, call Marc Bernier at (386) 226-6222 or (386) 226-7285.
CONTACT: James Roddey, Communications and Media Relations Manager, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.; (386) 226-6198; firstname.lastname@example.org