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Roundtable Lunches  

EVERY WEDNESDAY DURING TERM JOIN US ONLINE FOR LUNCH!

Roundtable Discussions: Wednesdays, 11:45 –12:45 P.M.

Cost: Free for all who are interested!

Join discussion leaders Jim Badger and Charlie Gray as they invite various educators, leaders, innovators and speakers for roundtable discussions and lectures. Using the online teaching platform Zoom, registrants can call into the class from home and watch and listen to the weekly speakers. Register for the series or individual sessions to receive a link to the Zoom classroom. Reminders will also be sent weekly. Discussions typically include topics that range from politics and culture to history and our local community.

Speakers scheduled for Spring 2021 Term:

March 10 - Rik UjaanViewpoints of a young man from India
Rik is a Wofford College student, Class of 2021 
March 17 - Betsy TeterHub City's 25 years in Spartanburg
March 24 - Van HippHow America Can Win the Cyber War
Van Hipp is Chairman of American Defense International, Inc. in Washington, DC. Van is a 1982 graduate of Wofford.
March 31 - Rob Rain, Spartanburg City Council, How being an elected representative changed him.
April 7 - Dick Carr, PART I How a Humble Fiber Created Fortunes, Wrecked Civilizations and Put America on the Map - based on Big Cotton by Stephen Yafa. Dick Carr is a retired textile executive with Spartan Mills and currently lives in Rock Hill.
April 14 - Will WillimonRender Unto Caesar What is Caesar’s and to God What is God’s in Today’s World.  Will is a 1968 graduate of Wofford.
April 21 - Mike AkeyThe future U.S. Air Force and its role in world affairs. Mike Akey is the president of the South Carolina Military Officers Association of America. (MOAA)
April 28 - Dick CarrPart II How a Humble Fiber Created Fortunes, Wrecked Civilizations and Put America on the Map - based on Big Cotton by Stephen Yafa. Dick Carr is a retired textile executive with Spartan Mills and currently lives in Rock Hill.

 

 

  • Roundtable Discussions:

    March 10- April 28: All Sessions

  • If you would like to be notified about Roundtable Lectures each week during the Spring Term, register for this section. Otherwise, scroll through the events below and you pick and choose specific speakers so you will only be notified the week that they are speaking via email. You must register so we can send you a link to join the online event.  

 

 

  • Roundtable Discussions:

    March 10 - Rik Ujaan, Wofford College Class of 2021: Viewpoints of a young man from India.  

  • Please add this section to your shopping cart if you would like to be notified when the speaker is scheduled. You will be emailed a link to join the Roundtable Lunch a few days before the scheduled event. There is no charge for this event. 

 

 

  • Roundtable Discussions:

    March 17 - Betsy Teter, Hub City's 25 years in Spartanburg.

  • Please add this section to your shopping cart if you would like to be notified when the speaker is scheduled. You will be emailed a link to join the Roundtable Lunch a few days before the scheduled event. There is no charge for this event. 

 

 

  • Roundtable Discussions:

    March 24 - Van HippHow America Can Win the Cyber War

    Van Hipp is Chairman of American Defense International, Inc. in Washington, DC. Van is a 1982 graduate of Wofford.

  • Please add this section to your shopping cart if you would like to be notified when the speaker is scheduled. You will be emailed a link to join the Roundtable Lunch a few days before the scheduled event. There is no charge for this event. 

 

 

  • Roundtable Discussions:

    March 31 - Rob Rain, Spartanburg City Council, How being an elected representative changed him.

  • Please add this section to your shopping cart if you would like to be notified when the speaker is scheduled. You will be emailed a link to join the Roundtable Lunch a few days before the scheduled event. There is no charge for this event. 

 

 

  • Roundtable Discussions:

    April 7-Dick Carr, PART I How a Humble Fiber Created Fortunes, Wrecked Civilizations and Put America on the Map - based on Big Cotton by Stephen Yafa. (Part II will be offered April 28)

  • Please add this section to your shopping cart if you would like to be notified when the speaker is scheduled. You will be emailed a link to join the Roundtable Lunch a few days before the scheduled event. There is no charge for this event. 

 

 

  • Roundtable Discussions:

    April 14 - Will WillimonRender Unto Caesar What is Caesar’s and to God What is God’s in Today’s World.  Will is a 1968 graduate of Wofford.

  • Please add this section to your shopping cart if you would like to be notified when the speaker is scheduled. You will be emailed a link to join the Roundtable Lunch a few days before the scheduled event. There is no charge for this event. 

 

 

  • Roundtable Discussions:

    April 21 - Mike AkeyThe future U.S. Air Force and its role in world affairs. Mike Akey is the president of the South Carolina Military Officers Association of America. (MOAA)

  • Please add this section to your shopping cart if you would like to be notified when the speaker is scheduled. You will be emailed a link to join the Roundtable Lunch a few days before the scheduled event. There is no charge for this event. 

 

 

  • Roundtable Discussions:

    April 28 - Dick CarrPart II How a Humble Fiber Created Fortunes, Wrecked Civilizations and Put America on the Map - based on Big Cotton by Stephen Yafa. Dick is a retired textile executive with Spartan Mills.

  • Please add this section to your shopping cart if you would like to be notified when the speaker is scheduled. You will be emailed a link to join the Roundtable Lunch a few days before the scheduled event. There is no charge for this event.