NSLS: Speaker Re-Broadcast (Common)

Description: The National Society of Leadership & Success will host a speaker re-broadcast of "The Greatness in You" with Common at 4:30 pm in the Cantrell Gladeville Room. Cultural activity credit for one speaker event is available to UVa-Wise students.

Common is a multi-Grammy Award-winning hip hop artist and actor. For the past 16 years, he has produced over nine albums, including Can I Borrow a Dollar?, BE The Dreamer/The Believer and Finding Forever, a Grammy-nominated collaboration with Kanye West. As a renowned actor, Common has portrayed a freed slave, Elam Ferguson, in AMC's historical drama series Hell on Wheels. He also appears in several movies, including Smokin' Aces, American Gangstar, Wanted, Terminator Salvation, Date Night, Just Wright, Happy Feet Two, and New Year's Eve. He is the author of several books, including One Day It'll All Make Sense. In 2007, he launched the Common Ground Foundation, an organization dedicated to the empowerment and development of America's urban youth.

For more information, please contact, Stephanie Shell at 276-328-0216 or stephanie.shell@uvawise.edu.
Location: Cantrell Gladeville Room
Date: Sunday, 10/27/2013
Time: 4:30pm EDT
Access: Public
Category: General College Events*, Clubs & Organizations*
Created by: Student Life
Updated: Wednesday, 9/11/2013 2:40pm EDT