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Author and columnist Michael Smerconish “American Life in Columns”

Gannon, the Jefferson Educational Society, and other community partners are co-hosting the Global Summit XI. The summit will run October 28-November 15 and features a number of influential figures.  You can hear from, meet, and speak to some of the world's most important voices in politics, current events, and international affairs.  The speakers who will be coming to Gannon are:

Monday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Yehl: Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel "An Evening with Chuck Hagel"

Wednesday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Yehl: Former White House Press Secretary and Communications Director Sean Spicer "The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President"

Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Hammermill: Washington Post columnist George Will "An Evening with George Will"

Monday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Yehl: Media panel made up of Mary Katharine Ham, Karen Tumulty and Alexi McCammond (moderated by Steve Scully) "Campaign 2020: Trump, the Democrats and Road to the White House

Tuesday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Yehl: Author and columnist Michael Smerconish "American Life in Columns"

Students may register by calling the Jefferson at 814-459-8000 or sending an email to

Global Summit events are free admission for students and faculty accompanied by a class with advance registration.

For information about speaker times and locations, please see:  

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