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Bolz Center Collegium

Every other year during the fall semester, we invite our alumni, guest presenters, practitioners, and students to the Bolz Center Collegium, a convening and connection opportunity for learning and discussion on current topics and trends in and outside of the arts and nonprofit sectors.

Learn more about the Bolz Center Collegium

Visiting Lecture Series

The Bolz Center’s visiting lecture series plays an essential role in connecting program curriculum with professional practice. Each year, some of the most innovative and connected cultural professionals join us from around the country, bringing insight and experience to inform the business curriculum. This format has proven particularly successful in building professional networks, and in ensuring individual attention to the broad career and field interests of our students.

A Sampling of Recent Guest Speaker Visits Include:

Bear Bellinger


Tom Borrup

Creative Community Builders

Alan Brown


Alexandra Duffey Cubilette

Capacity Interactive

Max Fergus

Live Undiscovered Music (LÜM)

Erin Graham

President & CEO
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Michael Koszewski

Digital Marketing Manager
Overture Center for the Arts

Jack Reuler

Artistic Director
Mixed Blood Theatre

Sarah Sosa-Acevedo

Gift Planning Officer
Smithsonian Institution

Kathy Dwyer Southern

President & CEO (retired)
National Children’s Museum

Neal Spinler

Executive Director
Young Musicians & Artists

David Stewart

Production Manager
Walt Disney World