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"Last Lecture - My Story & Why I'm Sticking to It"

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center, Pollock Ballroom 231 N Annie Glidden Rd

Mortar Board’s Last Lecture Series is based on the popular novel by Randy Pausch. Each student-nominated individual presents their own message based on their life experiences and successes.

This semester, Mortar Board Senior Honor Society and the Alumni Association will be hosting Dr. John McKearn. Dr. McKearn is a General Partner and Managing Director of RiverVest Venture Partners, one of the world's most successful venture capital firms. His education is founded upon a Bachelor of Science from Northern Illinois University, a PhD from the University of Chicago and post-doc fellowship at Washington University in St Louis.

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Academic, Speakers, Student Organizations, Alumni, Celebrating Excellence (April & May)


Division of University Advancement, Alumni Association



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