Freshman Orientation


Result: 89 Speakers Found

Heather Abbott

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor & Amputee

On April 15, 2013, what is referred to as Marathon Monday in Boston, Heather Abbott of Newport, RI set out on an annual tradition with six friends.  They would attend…


Jim Abbott

One-Handed Major League Pitcher

Jim Abbott was born in Flint, Michigan without a right hand. He was an All-America hurler at Michigan; won Sullivan Award in 1987; threw 4-0 no-hitter for NY Yankees vs.…


Is There Life After Death?

Parapsychologist, Author and Professor at the University of Arizona and reveals his research and findings with “Experimental Foundations of Energy Healing”

Gary E. Schwartz, PhD, is professor of psychology, medicine, neurology, psychiatry, and surgery at the University of Arizona, Tucson, where he is director of the Laboratory for Advances in Consciousness…


Ruthie Alcaide

The Real World: Hawaii & Activist on Drug/Alcohol Awareness

Ruthie Alcaide, who starred in MTV’s popular reality television series The Real World: Hawaii, Alcaide, who herself represents a mix of Spanish, French, German, Hawaiian, Samoan and Filipina ancestry, grew…


Michael C. Anthony

Award-Winning Speaker and Show “Hypnotized” is a critically acclaimed hypnotic masterpiece that is considered the best of it's kind in the world

It all started when Michael Anthony was 9 years old, and it started all wrong. He stole a deck of playing cards from a store near his home and was…

Lonise-Bias | PDA Speakers

Lonise Bias

Substance Abuse Prevention Advocate. Internationally Known Motivational Speaker, Trainer, and Consultant

Dr. Lonise Bias has moved from grief to empowerment, passing on over thirty years of wisdom inspiring, encouraging and empowering her audiences. She has become a internationally known motivational speaker,…


Dahlak Brathwaite

Rapper, Poet, Playwright and Educator. Multi-Faceted Hip-Hop Artist

Dahlak Brathwaite, is a multi-faceted hip-hop artist that maximizes his abilities as musician, actor, poet, and educator within the transformational space of the theater. Since launching into the national spoken word…


Trishelle Cannatella

Trishelle was a cast member on The Real World: Las Vegas, and is best known for her romantic relationship with fellow cast-mate Steven Hill, which resulted in a pregnancy scare

Trishelle Cannatella was a cast member on The Real World: Las Vegas, and is best known for her romantic relationship with fellow castmate Steven Hill, which resulted in a pregnancy scare.…


Coach Ken Carter

Coach, Author, Educator And Inspiration for the Film "Coach Carter"

When famed high school basketball coach Ken Carter literally locked his undefeated, state play-off bound team out of the gym and forced them to hit the books and stop counting…


Nancy Cartwright

Actress, Comedian and Voice Artist; Best Known for her Role as Bart Simpson

Spend an entertaining evening with Nancy Cartwright, Emmy Award-winning actress, who not only created the voice of Bart Simpson; she scribed the ultimate insider’s guide to “The Simpsons”, the longest-running…


Rachel’s Challenge

International Speaker & Author | Rachel's Challenge. Father of Rachel Joy Scott, a victim at Columbine High

Darrell Scott is an international speaker and author of 8 published books.  Darrell lost his daughter, Rachel, in the Columbine High School tragedy in 1999. He is the co-founder of…


David Coleman

Real-life 'Hitch,' Dating Doctor

Real-life date coach David Coleman sees plenty of parallels between Will Smith's character in the new movie Hitch and his own career helping others find love. Coleman says he has…


Patrick Combs

Author, Business Coach, occasional media personality and a Hall of Fame inspirational speaker

Patrick Combs is a Hall of Fame Inspirational speaker, a bestselling author of three books, and a critically acclaimed, internally successful comedic theatre performer and writer. Patrick is renowned for…


Dr. Maura Cullen

Dr. Maura Cullen is considered one of the foremost authorities on issues of Diversity and Leadership

Dr. Maura Cullen has been referred to as being the best there is at simplifying the complex issues of diversity in an entertaining and educational manner. Since 1987, Dr. Cullen…


Katelynn Cusanelli

MTV's "The Real World: Brooklyn"

Katelynn Cusanelli from MTV's The Real World: Brooklyn, The Challenge: Fresh Meat 2, and The Challenge: Rivals. She is also the first (and AFAIK only) openly Transgender housemate in the…