The 2023 Spring Graves Lecture Series begins March 14. All presentations are public, free, and will take place in the Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium at 7 p.m. For additional details or to volunteer as a speaker, contact Shawn Hartman at 308-432-6217 ext. 7059 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The series concludes April 12 with DeMoine Adams, a motivational speaker and artist, who will present, “All-American: From Social Capital to Cultural Capital.” His presentation will be a combination of his life journey, the state of society, and the value of diversity and inclusion. Adams is the Chief Executive Officer of the TeamMates Mentoring Program, headquartered in Lincoln. He was a three-year starting Blackshirt defensive end for the Cornhuskers. He led in quarterback sacks during his time on the team, helped win a Big 12 conference championship in 1999, and a national championship Rose Bowl in 2002. He has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, minors in History, Communications, Ethnic Studies, and African Studies, a master’s degree in Educational Psychology, and is pursuing a doctorate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in leadership, motivation, and sociology.