This spring, Missouri State is proud to welcome former Secretary of State, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), for a special Public Affairs Convocation. He will address the 2013-2014 public affairs theme of “Global Perspective: Why it matters” at 8:00 pm in the John Q. Hammons Arena. This is a free event open to the public but a ticket for admission is required. Tickets are available from the JQH Arena, Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts and Plaster Student Union Theater ticket offices. Tickets may be requested by phone from JQH Arena (417-836-7678). A $5 handling charge will be applied.
Anyone interested in attending this event is strongly encouraged to secure their tickets this month as it is anticipated that this event will reach maximum occupancy very quickly. Additional event information can be found at http://publicaffairs.missouristate.edu/PublicAffairsConvocation/
The College of Business is pleased to co-sponsor this event through the David D. Glass Lecture Series. Others who have made this event possible include the Missouri State University Foundation and presenting sponsor Trailiner Corporation — H.E. “Spook” and Liz Whitener.
For more than 50 years, General Powell has devoted his life to public service. Having held senior military and diplomatic positions across four presidential administrations, Powell’s deep commitment to democratic values and freedom has been felt throughout the world. For more information on General Powell, please visit http://publicaffairs.missouristate.edu/PublicAffairsConvocation/powell.htm