2014 Convocation Lecture

Keynote speaker

Eric Greitens

Eric Greitens is a Navy SEAL, award-winning author, Rhodes Scholar, and Founder and CEO of The Mission Continues. He speaks on living with resilience and leading with strength and compassion through adverse circumstances. His work as a social entrepreneur is transforming how America views our veterans.

Greitens will discuss his book "The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL."

For more information about the convocation lecture, contact Mary Ann Wood, director of public affairs support..

Event information

October 28, 2014
7:00 p.m.  book signing to follow
Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts


  • Price:  Free, but ticket(s) are required.
  • Ticket Availability:  Tickets will be available exclusively to current MSU ID holders October 6-9, 2014.  Beginning Friday, October 10th tickets become available to the general public as well as to members of the MSU community.  Free tickets can be picked up at the ticket offices of Hammons Hall, JQH Arena or Plaster Student Union. Tickets may be ordered by phone through the ticket office by calling 417-836-7678, but a $5 shipping and handling fee will apply.