2016 MLK Campus Commemoration Speaker Announced!

Lake Raleigh with Park Alumni Center

Park Alumni Center, sitting on the banks of Lake Raleigh.

Byron PittsThe 2016 MLK Jr. NC State Campus Commemoration speaker is Byron Pitts. The presentation will take place on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Coastal Ballroom in Talley Student Union. This event is co-sponsored by University Scholars.

Pitts, co-anchor of ABC’s Nightline and author of Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family Helped Me Conquer Life’s Challenges, overcame a difficult childhood that included functional illiteracy, stuttering and being raised by a single mom. He went on to achieve a career in television and become an Emmy Award-winning journalist. Please join us in welcoming Mr. Byron Pitts!