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J.R. McDowell Speaker 2018 – Mike Massimino

Porter Center for Performing Arts, Brevard College 1 Brevard College Dr, Brevard, North Carolina, United States

Dr. Michael Massimino, a former NASA astronaut, is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University, and the senior advisor for space programs at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. His presentation, “Views from Space: Leadership, Teamwork, Determination” will be the fall event for the 2018 J.R. McDowell Speaker Series sponsored by the Transylvania […]

$10.00

J.R. McDowell Speaker 2017 – Jon Meacham

Porter Center for Performing Arts, Brevard College 1 Brevard College Dr, Brevard, North Carolina, United States

THIS EVENT IS A SELLOUT.  Doors will open at 5:30 pm instead of 6:00 pm.  Presidential historian, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and contributor to TIME and The New York Times Book Review, Jon Meacham is one of America's most prominent public intellectuals. A regular guest on Morning Joe, he is known as a skilled raconteur with a depth […]

$10.00

J.R. McDowell Speaker 2016 – Douglas Brinkley

Porter Center for Performing Arts, Brevard College 1 Brevard College Dr, Brevard, North Carolina, United States

Author Douglas Brinkley will be the 2016 J.R. McDowell Speaker to be held at the Porter Center for Performing Arts at Brevard College discussing his book “Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America.” General admission tickets are $10 and will go on sale at the Library September 1st (cash or check only).  For more […]

$10.00

 

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