Tag Archive for ‘commencement speaker’

David Mixner

  “The presentation by David Mixner was moving and heartfelt. Our audience really enjoyed it and was so pleased to have the opportunity to meet this great man of the world who is a stellar example to our students on how much a single human being can have an impact and make real change in […]

Wally Lamb

HBO is producing an eight-episode mini-series based on I Know This Much is True, starring Mark Ruffalo as twins from the novel, directed by Derek Cianfrance and developed by Ruffalo and Lamb. Wally Lamb is the author of six New York Times best-selling novels: I’ll Take You There, We Are Water, Wishin’ and Hopin’, The Hour I First Believed, I Know This […]

Dorothea Benton Frank

South Carolina native Dorothea Benton Frank is a best-selling author, public keynote speaker, and nonprofit fundraiser. She is the New York Times best-selling author of Folly Beach, Pawleys Island, Shem Creek, Isle of Palms, Plantation, Sullivan’s Island, Full of Grace, The Christmas Pearl, Bulls Island, Return to Sullivan’s Island and Lowcountry Summer. Her latest novel […]

Charles R. Scott

Charles R. Scott worked at Intel Corporation for 14 years including five years in Intel’s venture investing group, where he developed the corporation’s clean technology software investment strategy. In 2011, he left Intel to focus his energy full-time on writing, speaking, and completing endurance challenges with his family linked to environmental causes. In the summer of 2009, […]

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, popular blogger for Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and the author of Your Next Big Thing: Ten Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy. He has worked with hundreds of patients, including New York Times best-selling authors, musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, business professionals, and students to help them realize […]

Erica Jong

Erica Jong is a poet, novelist, essayist, and cultural icon best known for her ground-breaking novel Fear of Flying. The internationally best-selling story of Isadora Wing coined a new phrase for a sex act and liberated a generation with a new way of thinking about gender, sexuality, and freedom in our society. 2013 marked the 40th […]