Shelton Speaker Series
We all have a story, and often, our journeys do not turn out the way we envisioned.
With the inaugural Shelton Speaker Series, we invite the campus community to hear how seven alumni have used their NC State experiences to become leaders in unexpected careers.
Spring 2020 Speakers
February 3, 2020
Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, ’15 BA International Studies
Founder and CEO, Bee Downtown
Click here to read more about Leigh-Kathryn.
This event is open to all NC State students, faculty, and staff. Doors will open at 3pm and seats will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
April 6, 2020
Derick Close, ’82 BS Textiles and Apparel Management
CEO and Owner, Springs Creative Products Group, Carolina
Manufacturing and Springsteen Logistics
Chuck Flink, ’82 Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Executive in Residence,
NC State College of Design
Barbara Mulkey, ’84 Master of Civil Engineering, ’77 BS Civil Engineering
Shelton Leadership Center
Fall 2019 Speakers:
October 7, 2019 – Gayle Lanier Former Senior Vice President, Duke Energy (’82 BS Industrial Engineering) and Brittany Lanier Marketing Manager, MillerCoors (’07 BS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
November 11, 2019 – Dr. Jim Owens, ’68 BS Textiles Technology, ’70 MR Textiles Technology, ’73 PhD Economics, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Caterpillar Inc.