Past 2018 Events

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

THE JESSE HELMS CENTER FOUNDATION 30th Anniversary Lecture Series


Lt. Colonel Oliver North

TV host, syndicated columnist
and former President of the National Rifle Association

BB&T Program on the Moral Foundations of
Free Enterprise

Ismael Hernandez

Wingate University | October 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm | Plyer-Griffin Recital Hall

Ismael Hernandez, author of “Not Tragically Colored,” moved to the United States to Puerto Rico after studying theology at the Jesuit Seminary in Rio Piedras. He holds a master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Foreign Policy and Trade Challenges
in the Age of Trump
May 11, 2018 | Raleigh, NC

The Jesse Helms Center will once again be hosting “Foreign Policy and Trade Challenges in the Age of Trump” in Raleigh, North Carolina in May of 2018. This year’s event will commence with a luncheon and discussion of national security or trade and a nationally-respected panel is currently being assembled to examine the critical questions pertinent to our selected topics. The event will once again come to a close with a reception and dinner. As a continuation of the Jesse Helms Center’s Thirtieth Anniversary Lecture Series, a prominent public policy expert will deliver the evening’s keynote address.

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BB&T Program on the Moral Foundations of
Free Enterprise

Dr. Caron St. John

Wingate University | April 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm | Levine Science Building

Caron St. John is a professor of management and former dean of the College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Her research and teaching interests are tied to the growth, competitive, and technology strategies of firms and regions.