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October

Wednesday, October 2nd
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Alumni Speaker Series: Carlos Phillips

  • Location: FAC 198
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Potter College Alumni Speaker Series presents: Carlos Phillips

Oct. 2, 2pm-3:30pm in the Fine Arts Center Room 198

Carlos Phillips began serving as President/CEO of the Greenville Chamber on March 29, 2016. Phillips brings a collaborative spirit and fresh approach to his leadership of the largest business organization in the Upstate. Under Phillips' leadership, the Greenville Chamber leads, convenes and mobilizes the business community to drive regional economic growth.

Phillips has especially championed such efforts as attracting talent and expanding the workforce, removing barriers to workforce participation, and increasing the chamber's impact in advocating for Upstate businesses.

Phillips serves on the executive committee for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. He also serves on the boards for Community Foundation of Greenville, Peace Center, United Way of Greenville County, and Urban League of the Upstate. Carlos is a member of the Rotary Club of Greenville, and serves as Chair of the United Negro College Fund's Upstate Leadership Council and the Masked Ball.

Tuesday, October 15th
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Poetry in Context: An Evening with Eve L. Ewing

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Dr. Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist of education and a writer from Chicago. She is the author of Electric Arches (Haymarket, 2017), which received awards from the American Library Association and the Poetry Society of America and was named one of the year's best books by NPR and the Chicago Tribune. She is also author of Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side (University of Chicago Press, 2018) and the co-author (with Nate Marshall) of the play No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. She also writes the Ironheart series for Marvel Comics.

Ewing is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and many other venues.

Dr. Eve L. Ewing will give a 45 minute talk followed by 30 minutes of audience questions. This will be followed by a book signing. Books will be available for sale before and after the talk in the lobby.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served.

Learn more about Eve Ewing at https://eveewing.com/about

Wednesday, October 23rd
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Potter College Fall Festival

  • Location: Colonnade Lawn
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Potter College of Arts & Letters annual Fall Festival! Learn more at: https://www.wku.edu/pcal/fall_festival.php

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