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High Point University Presents a Discussion with Wes Moore, Author of The Other Wes Moore and The Work and President Dr. Nido Qubein

September 21, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Wes Moore is a decorated Army combat veteran, youth advocate and CEO of BridgeEdU, a national initiative focusing on addressing the college completion and career placement crisis by reinventing the Freshman Year of college. He is also the author two instant New York Times bestselling books, The Other Wes Moore, a story of the importance of individual decisions as well as community support, and The Work, which chronicles Wes’s journey to discover meaning in his work and how he found that meaning in service.

Wes graduated Phi Theta Kappa from Valley Forge Military College in 1998 and Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University in 2001.  He completed an MLitt in International Relations from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 2004.  Upon graduation, Wes served as a paratrooper and Captain in the United States Army, participating in a combat tour of duty in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division.

Wes has been featured by USA Today, People Magazine, “Meet the Press,” The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, “The View,” MSNBC, and NPR, among many others. He is also the host of “Beyond Belief” on the Oprah Winfrey Network and Executive Producer and host of “Coming Back with Wes Moore” on PBS.

A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available at the Campus Concierge desk for HPU students, faculty, and staff with a valid HPU Passport Card. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for the general public by contacting 336-841-9209 or by emailing reservations@highpoint.edu.

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Date:
September 21, 2015
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Venue

Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Pauline Theatre
One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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