Lori Hart, award-winning speaker, to offer advice at WWU

Award-winning speaker,
Dr. Lori Hart, will tell about the messages she wished she had heard while she
was in college during a speech at William Woods University. She will speak at 7
p.m. Oct. 23 in Cutlip Auditorium of McNutt Campus Center.

 One of the busiest
speakers on the college circuit, Hart talks about Greek life, alcohol, gender
communication, relationships and leadership. 
The event is free and open to the public.

 

“The relationship with yourself is the number
one relationship you need to focus on,” Hart says.

 

Hart has a bachelor’s degree
in education from Auburn
University, a master’s degree in education from the University of Montevallo
and a doctorate degree in higher education from Georgia State University.

 

A resident of Atlanta, Ga., Hart has been a speaker for
CAMPUSPEAK and director of alcohol education for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. She
has been an active volunteer for Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity for 18 years,
serving in a variety of local and national positions. 

Hart has served as the southern vice president for the
Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA), chairman for the NIC’s
Alcohol/Recruitment Report and a senior leader and keynote speaker at the
National Conference on Ethics in America at the United States Military Academy.

Campus Activities Magazine
named her Speaker of the Year in 2007. A string of other accomplishments and
awards have followed since.

 

Hart visits around 100 campuses a year. She utilizes her
sense of humor to relate to her audience and deliver her messages of advice and
to challenge her audience.

 

“I believe that young
people – if they want to be successful in all areas of their lives – really need to
figure out what they value and live their lives accordingly,” she said. 

Hart’s talk is part of the President’s Concert
and Lecture Series, which brings speakers and top entertainment to campus for
the enlightenment and enjoyment of students and the community. For more
information, contact Brenda Foster at brenda.foster@williamwoods.edu.