Category Archives: Jake McCandless ’51 PVC Speaker Series

Stuart Taylor ’70

The Princeton Varsity Club was pleased to welcome Stuart Taylor ’70 back to campus as part of the Jake McCandless ’51 PVC Speaker Series. Taylor presented his lecture, “Until Proven Innocent: An Examination of the Duke Lacrosse Case” at McCosh 50 on the campus of Princeton University on Thursday, October 18, 2007. Stuart S. Taylor, Jr. is a weekly opinion ... Read More »

Frank Deford ’61

The Princeton Varsity Club was pleased to welcome Frank Deford ’61 back to campus on Tuesday, April 24th as part of the Jake McCandless ’51 PVC Speaker Series. Deford presented his lecture, “Sports: The Hype and the Hoopla” at Richardson Auditorium on the campus of Princeton University. Author and commentator, Frank Deford is among the most versatile of American writers.  His ... Read More »

Drew Hyland ’61

The Princeton Varsity Club was pleased to welcome Drew Hyland ’61, Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy, Trinity College, back to campus as part of the Jake McCandless ’51 PVC Speaker Series. Professor Hyland gave his lecture, “The Sweatiest of the Liberal Arts: Athletics and Education” on Thursday, November 30th in McCosh 10 at 7:30pm. Drew A. Hyland graduated from ... Read More »

Valerie Purdie Vaughns

Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, an assistant professor in the psychology department at Yale University, visited campus in the Spring of 2006 as part of the Jake McCandless ’51 PVC Speaker Series. Professor Purdie-Vaughns delivered a lecture titled “Identity and Stereotype Threat: Powerful Influences for Student Development, Achievement, and Performance.” Purdie-Vaughns presented research surrounding the contributing factors to Stereotype Threat and how all ... Read More »

Erik Weihenmayer

Erik Weihenmayer, who overcame the loss of his sight early in life to become one of the foremost mountain climbers in the world, spoke on the Princeton University campus Wednesday, Nov. 16, as part of the Princeton Varsity Club Jake McCandless ’51 Speaker Series. Weihenmayer’s talk was held in Richardson Auditorium. Weihenmayer became the first blind person to climb the ... Read More »

Kathy DeBoer

Kathy DeBoer, a former University of Kentucky Senior Associate Athletic Director and longtime collegiate women’s volleyball coach, presented a lecture entitled “Gender and Competition: How Men and Women Approach Work and Play Differently” on Wednesday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. on the Princeton University campus. The event, which was held in the Frist Campus Center in room 302, was free and open to the ... Read More »

Myles Brand, NCAA President

Myles Brand, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), presented a public lecture entitled “Achieving Fiscal Responsibility in Athletics” on Monday, November 1, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. on the Princeton University campus. The lecture was made possible through a partnership between the Princeton University Department of Athletics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The event, ... Read More »

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