A&M-Texarkana and PLACE Host Fall Keynote Speaker


Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Program for Learning and Community Engagement (PLACE) are hosting Canadian author Anne T. Donahue as the PLACE fall keynote speaker to discuss her book, Nobody Cares. The work is a collection of frank, funny, personal essays about work, failure, friendship, and the messy business of being alive in your twenties or thirties. The event will take place Tuesday, October 22nd from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in University Center’s Eagle Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Anne T. Donahue is a writer from Cambridge, Ontario. Her work has appeared in publications and websites such as Esquire, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Playboy, Nylon, Flare, and Rookie. She is the host of the podcast Nobody Cares (Except for Me), and has contributed to the Canadian Broadcasting Centre’s arts magazine show, q

PLACE is a faculty-led program designed to create a community of learners comprised of A&M-Texarkana students, faculty, staff and the community at large. PLACE chooses an annual theme around which to organize a lecture series and other activities that provide focal points for learning and discussion. This year’s theme is “Wellness, Happiness, and Mental Health.”


For more information, contact Dr. Angie Sikorski, PLACE Program Coordinator, at asikorski@tamut.edu or visit the PLACE website at www.tamut.edu/PLACE


About Texas A&M University-Texarkana:

As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional university that provides students with academically challenging, engaging and rewarding educational experiences through quality teaching, scholarship, student support services, co-curricular programming, research and service.

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