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Convocation: Dan Veach

Dan Veach is the founder and editor of the Atlanta Review and author of Elephant Water, which received the Georgia Author of the Year Award for Poetry in 2013.

Lectures by Steve Schmidt, Nikki Giovanni and Robert Jones headline spring semester arts and events programs at Bridgewater College.

Samuel Moretz, a Bridgewater College alumnus and Scientific Operations Manager at the National Institutes of Health, will speak on “Majors, Microbes, and Malaria: from BC to NIH.”

Bridgewater College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration includes a march, reception, student art display, workshop and endowed lecture.

Robert P. Jones, author of The End of White Christian America,” will give an endowed lecture, “The Changing Religious Landscape in America,” on March 14 at Bridgewater College.

Nikki Giovanni, a world-renowned poet, writer, commentator and activist, will present “An Evening of Poetry, Love and Enlightenment” as part of Bridgewater College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance.

Steve Schmidt, a political strategist and former presidential campaign manager to Sen. John McCain, will speak at Bridgewater College on Jan. 15.

Rod Spratley will speak on “Establishing Your Financial Footprint.” He will discuss the principles of making financial decisions, particularly for young people who have not done so previously.

Martin will give a presentation that includes historic film footage of Marston and other river runners from the early 1900s through the 1960s. He will also give a short reading from Marston’s work.