Guest Speakers

Guest Speakers

Guest Speakers

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BARBARA CORCORAN 
Tuesday, February 7
7:00 p.m.
Skyline Room, NJCU School of Business

FREE with RSVP >

Spend an evening with the founder of The Corcoran Group and “Shark Investor” on ABC’s Shark Tank.

 

 

 

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CHARLES DUHIGG
Tuesday March 14
7:00 p.m.
Highline Stages, 440 W. 15th St. New York, NY

FREE with RSVP >

Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, author, and productivity expert. His first book, The Power of Habit, has spent over 165 weeks on New York Times bestseller lists and has been translated into 40 languages. His latest book, Smarter Faster Better, explores the science of productivity, and explains that how we think can be as important as what we think.
 

 

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TREVOR NOAH
Tuesday March 28
8:30 p.m.
Skyline Room, NJCU School of Business

FREE with RSVP >

An evening with New York Times best-selling author and host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah."

 

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These live speaker events are produced in conjunction with The National Society of Leadership and Success, the nation’s largest college leadership honor society.


For Artists and Arts Organizations 

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR ARTS ORGANIZATIONS 
Thursday, March 16
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
City Hall
280 Grove Street, 2nd Floor, Council Chambers Room
Jersey City, NJ 07302

FREE with RSVP >

This workshop provides a roadmap of best practices in marketing, fundraising, and board development for small to mid-sized non-profit arts organizations.
Moderator: 
Sharon Ambis, Chair of the NJCU Arts Advisory Board
Panelists: 
David Rodriguez, Executive Producer at NJPAC;
Andy Chiang, Executive Director of Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

RAISING DOLLARS & YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILE
Friday, April 21
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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201 Montogomery St, Second Floor          
Jersey City, NJ

FREE with RSVP >

Dive into an intensive evening focused on grant writing and social media, specifically for individual artists and small arts organizations.
Moderator:
Christine Goodman, Founder of Arts House Productions
Panelists: 
Jamie Benson, Social Media Guru
Doris Cacoilo, Founder of Gaia, women artist collective

ARTS AND CULTURE BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM 
Thursday, May 11
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
NJCU School of Business
Skyline Room, Harborside 2, 200 Hudson Street
Jersey City, NJ 07311

FREE with RSVP >

Join us for breakfast and a moderated panel discussion featuring New Jersey stakeholders (artists, arts managers, funders, policy makers) for an open dialogue on what we can do to enhance and support the cultural vitality of Jersey City and the region. A great opportunity to meet and greet fellow arts colleagues.
Panelists: 
Brian Platt, Director of New Jersey City Innovation Team, Mayor’s Office
Elizabeth Cain, Director of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Office
Christine Goodman, Founding Director of Arts Productions
Robison Holloway, New Jersey City Arts Council

These workshops and symposium are part of a larger effort to encourage capacity building skills for both arts organizations and artists, and support dialogues to shape the cultural landscape of the arts in Jersey City and the region. Organized by NJCU’s Center for the Arts and its Arts Advisory Board.

 

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