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Schedule of Events

Eboo Patel, author of Acts of Faith, will visit campus Tuesday, October 7, 2014 for a day of activities and conversations revolving around his story and book.

Community Service Fair - Derryberry Hall 2nd Floor Hallway
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Campus student organizations will showcase their service projects and share information about their philanthropies.

Keynote Presentation - Derryberry Hall Auditorium
11:00 a.m. (Dead Hour)
The Class of 2018 and other TTU students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend this session with Common Book author Eboo Patel. Listen to the author discuss his book and his journey that lead to the foundation of Interfaith Youth Core. *Students please bring your Eagle Card for admittance.

Inspiring Service Within Your Community - Multipurpose Room (Roaden University Center, 2nd Floor)
1:30 p.m.
Moderator Andrew Smith will interview Common Book author Eboo Patel, innovative educator David Smith, and lifelong Quaker peace activist Hector Black about the integration, intersection, and inspiration of faith and service in their lives and work, with the intent of inspiring leaders from the TTU community to create projects and take actions for the common good.

Why does diversity matter... to YOU? - Multipurpose Room (Roaden University Center, 2nd Floor)
Co-Sponsored by International Education and Multicultural Affairs
3:00 p.m.
The Class of 2018 and other TTU students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend this session discussing the role of diversity and inclusion in our global economy, workforce, and establishing common good within our communities.

Book Signing - Roaden University Center, 2nd Floor Lobby
4:00 p.m.
The Class of 2018 is welcome to bring their copy of Acts of Faith and have author, Eboo Patel, sign their book.


*Events, times, and locations are subject to change.