The Ruth Pauley Lecture Series for 2017-2018 kicks off on Tuesday evening Sept. 12th at the Owens Auditorium at the Sandhills Community College at 7:30 p.m.
This is the 31st season celebrating the groundwork laid by Ruth Pauley.
Discussing the history of the series, Ruth Pauley and this year’s lineup of guest speakers are Catherine Murphy, Director for Communication – Moore County Schools, Wilma Laney, the vice chair of the lecture series and a representative from the League of Women Voters, and John Arnold, the program chair.
The mission of the Ruth Pauley Lecture Series is to deepen society’s understanding of key issues and encourage public participation in their resolution.
Past speakers have include Maya Angelou, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Jack Nicklaus, David Gergen, Dr. Jane Goodall and Ralph Nader, to name just a few.
The Ruth Pauley Lecture Series is free to the public and this year there are 5 speakers lined up from Sept. 12th thru March 20th , 2018 discussing the most timely topics of our day.