Category Archives: Public Events

Passionate Leaders in Social Entrepreneurship

Holy Names University is pleased to announce the line-up for the fall James Durbin Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Passionate Leaders in Social Entrepreneurship. Thursday, September 11, 2014, in the VCPA Studio Theatre at 4:30 p.m., Kat Taylor, CEO Beneficial State Bank. … Continue reading

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Torkin Wakefield on BeadforLife and Changing Lives in Uganda

Torkin Wakefield joined Holy Names University for the second discussion in the 2013–2014 James Durbin Entrepreneurship Speaker Series on November 13. Wakefield is a cofounder of BeadforLife, which works to create sustainable economic opportunities for Ugandan women. “This year our … Continue reading

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Celebrated Activist Dr. John Carlos Visits HNU

Celebrated civil rights activist and Olympic-athlete Dr. John Carlos visited HNU the week of November 11. He is the coauthor of The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment that Changed the World, which students and faculty selected for the 2013 … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Speaker Argues for New Model to Fight Social Problems

The James Durbin Entrepreneurship Speaker Series for the 2013–2014 academic year kicked off with a discussion on social entrepreneurship featuring David Batstone. Batstone is the cofounder and president of Not for Sale, the largest international organization dedicated to the eradication … Continue reading

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HNU Welcomes Community for Public Safety Forum

This month community members and city leadership gathered at Holy Names University to discuss public safety in Oakland. “We want to welcome the leadership of the city and our community neighbors to Holy Names University,” said Vice President for University … Continue reading

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