Pittsburg State University announces former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be the next speaker in the H. Lee Scott Speaker Series: An Examination of American Life. The series, established in 2015, is designed to bring nationally prominent leaders and innovators to Pittsburg State. Tickets to hear Rice, who will speak on October 3rd will go on sale to the public at 8:30 am on May 6th. Rice served as Secretary of State from January 2005 to 2009, was the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. She also served as President George W. Bush’s assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (national security advisor) from January 2001 to 2005, the first woman to hold the position. In her address, Rice will likely give an overview of the current geopolitical landscapes and share her experiences as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State.
Tickets for the public are $25 for adults, and $15 for those 65 and older and 17 and younger. Patrons will be limited to six tickets per purchaser. You can get details about buying tickets here.