Public Events

Please visit our Public Events page in September to see our Fall 2017 Public Forum Series.  The Spring Forums and Special Events, now completed, are shown below.

ASPEC Forums are free and open to the public.

Current Political Issues
Adam C. Smith, Political Editor, Tampa Bay Times
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 4 p.m., Lewis House

Salute to the Opera and Broadway
St. Petersburg Opera Company
Thursday, March 2, 2017, 4 p.m., Lewis House

Fake News, Real News and Our Democracy
Tim Franklin, President, The Poynter Institute
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 4:00 p.m., Lewis House

The State of Eckerd College
Dr. Donald Eastman III, President, Eckerd College
Thursday, May 4, 2017, 4:00 p.m., Lewis House

Special Events

14th Annual Science Day

Discoveries that have Changed our Lives
Saturday, March 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lewis House

Join ASPEC as we take a look at discoveries that have had a notable impact on our lives today.

The program runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., including snacks and lunch.  Please call 727-864-8834 or email aspecrsvp@eckerd.edu to register.  Free and open to the public.

Health Day

Alzheimer’s Disease
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lewis House

This year we are focusing on Alzheimer’s disease, with special emphasis on resources available for caregivers.  Distinguished speakers from the Alzheimer’s Association, PACE, Hospice, Ombudsman Program and the Memory Disorder Center at St. Anthony’s Hospital will present.

The program runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., including snacks and lunch.  Please call 727-864-8834 or email aspecrsvp@eckerd.edu to register.  Free and open to the public.

Violin Concert

Ryan Meehan
Sunday, April 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m., Lewis House

Please join us for a concert of violin favorites played by multi award–winning virtuoso Ryan Meehan.

Refreshments will be served.

Previous Speakers and Events

Monday, October 5, 5:00 pm, Lewis House
David W. Jolly, U.S. Congressman

Wednesday, October 14, 4:00 pm, Lewis House
The Hon. Rick Kriseman, Mayor of St. Petersburg

Wednesday, October 28, 4:00 pm, Lewis House
Mike Deeson, Senior Investigative Reporter
WTSP (CBS) 10 News Tampa Bay