Public Affairs Convocation

Wes Moore

Fall 2015 Convocation Lecture

Wes Moore

October 20, 2015
7:00 p.m.
JQH Arena

Youth advocate, Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur and best-selling author

Wes Moore overcame academic and behavioral struggles early in life to graduate with honors, become a Rhodes Scholar and serve in the United States Army. He currently helps young people succeed by making the right choices through education and awareness alongside the support of their parents, teachers and mentors.

Moore will discuss his book—and this year's Common Reader—"The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates." Copies of the book will be on sale at the event with a book signing to follow.

The convocation lecture is free and open to the public.

Read more about Wes Moore

Common Reader

"The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates" tells the story of a generation of boys trying to find their way in a challenging and at times, hostile world.

Past speakers

Learn more about former guest speakers of the annual public affairs convocation lecture.