Special Events



University Lectureship Series Presents

RJ Mitte Co-Star of AMC's Breaking Bad & Equality and Diversity Activist “Overcoming Adversity: Turning a Disadvantage to an Advantage”

RJ Mitte

Co-Star of AMC's Breaking Bad & Equality and Diversity Activist

Overcoming Adversity: Turning a Disadvantage to an Advantage

 (Question and Answer Session to Follow Presentation)

February 28, Wednesday 7 p.m.

Jones Auditorium
855 N. Armstrong St.
Free Admission

RJ is best known for playing Walt Jr. on the Emmy-winning AMC drama Breaking Bad – like his character on the show, he also battles with cerebral palsy. In addition to that star-making role, RJ has appeared on the big and small screen, captivating audiences on Showtime’s Weeds, NBC’s Vegas, Freeform’s Switched at Birth and CW’s Everybody Hates Chris.

With the mission of removing the stigma associated with disability, RJ has become a passionate activist, serving as celebrity youth ambassador for United Cerebral Palsy and several other causes. On stage, RJ draws from his experiences on and off camera to engage the audience in important discussion about diversity and acceptance.

For more information, go online to www.tamuk.edu/specialevents or call 361-593-2760.



2018 Season Past Events

Presidential Performing and Visual Arts Series

Cantus

Cantus

January 24, Wednesday 7 p.m.

Jones Auditorium
855 N. Armstrong St.
Free Admission

The “intellectually, emotionally and musically rich” (Star Tribune) men’s vocal ensemble Cantus is known for its trademark warmth and blend, innovative programming and engaging performances of music ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st Century.

Cantus performs more than 60 concerts each year in national and international touring, and in its home of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, and has released 17 albums on its self-titled label.

Parking Options:

·        Bellamah Music Building lot, 905 W. Engineering Avenue

·        Lot at the corner of Armstrong Street and Avenue C

Sponsored By Texas A&M University-Kingsville

University Lectureship Series Presents

Karith Foster

Karith Foster

Speaker, Humorist and Author

Stereotyped 101™

February 12, Monday 7 p.m.


Memorial Student Union Building Ballrooms

Free Admission

Hosted by the Campus Activities Board, Student Health & Wellness and University Housing and Residence Life

“Stereotyped 101™” is designed to educate and cultivate a sincere comprehension of the intersection of modern day diversity. Karith Foster uses a blend of humor, interactive audience participation and heartfelt personal stories to engage her audience and shed light on taboo subjects that include, but are not limited to, racism, homophobia, class-ism, even size-ism.

The former co-host of controversial radio personality Don Imus and former Fortune 500 human resources executive administrator brings a blend of knowledge and experience when conveying the ever-present need to address diversity. 

For more information, go online to www.tamuk.edu/specialevents or call 361-593-2760.

This page was last updated on: February 19, 2018