The Gordy Honors College presents the Forum Series each semester. The Forum hosts national, regional, and local speakers as well as films and special presentations. As one of the premier series in the South, the Forum presents dynamic and stimulating presentations for the MUW campus and the entire community. All events are free and open to the public.
All presentations are free and open to the public. All begin at 6 p.m. and are held in Nissan Auditorium, Parkinson Hall, unless otherwise noted.
Mary Jo Kirkpatrick
Director of the Associate of Science in Nursing program, 2014 FOY
Award Winning Film Director, Author, Attorney
Dr. Thomas G. Velek, MUW
(Part of the World War I Symposium)
Nell Peel Wolfe Lecture Series
Author of Islamic Pacifism, Senior Editor "The Islamic Monthly," Human Rights Attorney
Amanda Beard, 3 time Olympian, winner of 7 Olympic Medals
Bill Roseman, editor, Marvel Comics
Rudy Reyes, Marine veteran, author of "Hero Living," star of the HBO mini-series "Generation Kill"
Dick Gregory, legendary comedian and civil rights leader
Lieutenant General Russel Honore, Commander Joint Task Force Katrina
Mark Zupan, paralympian and star of the movie Murderball
Gordy Honors College
MUW-599 1100 College StreetColumbus, MS 39701
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439