Colloquium Speakers

Upcoming Speakers:  We will be meeting at the Continuing Education building in Room 224 - the Lecture Hall, at 7:00 PM, on Tuesday evenings during the following dates below.  The public is invited. 

 


Date Speaker Topic
February 11 Wyatt Hyndman & Kyle Burton GC graduates will speak about their experiences as they prepared for, and competed in, an International Whitewater Kayaking race in Mexico.
February 18 Dan Scheafer After an ominous warning from his doctor, Dan decided to make positive changes in his life and make personal fitness a priority.
February 25 Stephen Hyndman GC graduate will speak about his work in Oman, Saudi Arabia during the winter, and Seneca Rocks in the summer as well as assisting a fellow graduate on the "Thaitanium Project" in Thailand.
March 4 Jeff Gette Jeff will speak on what it was like to train for and be a part of the US Jr. World Slalom Team
March 11 Melissa Anderson Deep Creek 2014, Volunteer Coordinator for the 2014 Canoe & Kayak World Championships at ASCI

Previous Speakers:

Date Speaker Topic
February 2014 Stephen Hyndman GC graduate will speak about his work in Oman, Saudi Arabia during the winter, and Seneca Rocks in the summer as well as assisting a fellow graduate on the "Thaitanium Project" in Thailand. 
February 2014 Wyatt Hyndman and Kyle Burton

GC graduates will speak about their experiences as they prepared for, and competed in, an International Whitewater Kayaking race in Mexico.

November 2013 Mike White Director, Center for Adventure & Experiential Learning (CAEL)
November 2013 Rick Curtis Director, Outdoor Action Program, Princeton University & Author "Backpackers Field Manual"
November 2013 Andrew McEwan Wildwater Kayaker, explorer, and adventure seeker
October 2013  Vaughn Ripley  "Maximizing Your Life" Vaughn is a hemophiliac who contracted aids through blood transfusions.  He is extremely active and lives life to the fullest.  He explains how he was able to fulfill his life's dreams and continues to do so.

October

2013

 Dr. Robert Kauffman Dr. Robert Kauffman,  American Canoe Association (ACA) Instructor Trainer and Director of the Department of Recreation at Frostburg State University will speak on the production of the ACA video, “Cold, Wet, & Alive.”
October 2013 Vaughn Ripley "Maximizing Your Life" Vaughn is a hemophiliac who contracted aids through blood transfusions.  He is extremely active and lives life to the fullest.  He explains how he was able to fulfill his life's dreams and continues to do so. 
Oct 2001 Don Storck Proposal for the Adventure Sports Center International (ASCI)
Apr 2001 Chris Ridgeway The Culture of the Para-Olympic Athlete
Feb 2001 Jack Hughes Risk Management
Dec 2000 Andy Horton The Adventure School (Morgantown, WV)
Nov 2000 Randy Smith Opportunities in the World of Challenge/Ropes Courses
Oct 2000 Susan Haywood Women in World Class Competition
Sep 2000 Tom Cecil Thailand Climbing Expedition
Apr 2000 Will Gadd Competing on the World Stage
Feb 2000 Oliver Fixx The Culture of Olympic Athletes
Nov 1999 Patagonia Representative Patagonia's Niche in the Marketplace
Oct 1999 Slim Ray Special Populations and the Need for Inclusion
Mar 1999 Gunnar Shogren Mountain Bike Racing at the National Level

 

 

 



 
 
 

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