Todd Bell Lecture Series - Fundraiser Luncheon

Monday, April 7, 2014
Hyatt Regency Ballroom
350 N High St. | Columbus, OH 43215

Along with hearing from DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the National Football League Players' Association (NFLPA) and from other widely-known participants, attendees of the Ninth Annual Todd A. Bell Lecture Series will learn more about the purpose of the Todd A. Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male and its recent accomplishments.  Spirited, positive entertainment from nationally celebrated recording artists will also be provided.

Featured Speaker and Mistress of Ceremonies

 DeMaurice Smith    

DeMaurice Smith
Executive Director of the National Football League Players' Association (NFLPA)

 

Yolanda Harris
Anchor/Reporter
ABC  6 - FOX 28

The luncheon takes place during the spring and serves as the Center's major fundraiser.  Proceeds from this event help provide African American male students every opportunity to follow their personal passion and grow intellectually in an atmosphere that celebrates learning, achievement, and personal responsibility.

Past Speakers

Keith Byars, Retired Professional Football Player of the National Football League
Archie Griffin, President and CEO of The Ohio State University Alumni Association and Former OSU Football and NFL Player
Jimmy Jackson, Retired Professional Basketball Player
Clark Kellogg, Retired Professional Basketball Player and Lead College Basketball Analyst for CBS
Warren Moon, First African American Quarterback Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Urban Meyer, Head Coach, The Ohio State University Football Team
Gene Smith, Athletic Director at The Ohio State University
Jim Tressel, Former Head Coach, The Ohio State University Football Team

Past Entertainers

Vaughn Anthony, Recording Artist, Songwriter, and brother of John Legend
Vanessa Bell Armstrong, National Recording Artist
Peabo Bryson, Two-time Grammy Award Winning National Recording Artist
Dr. E, Singer and Ohio State University Professor
Kenny Lattimore, National Recording Artist
Ricky Little, Associate Professor, Morehead State University
BeBe Winans, Grammy Award Winning National Recording Artist
CeCe Winans, Grammy Award Winning National Recording Artist

Please contact Tai Cornute at cornute.2@osu.edu for additional information.