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President’s Speaker Series

President’s Speaker Series

Thank you for joining us for the 2016-2017 Merrimack College President’s Speaker Series! Over 1,300 alumni, parents, students and friends attended the three energizing appearances by Kim Baker, Daymond John and Aly Raisman. See the excitement from the events on our photo gallery

We look forward to seeing you next year! Stay tuned for a list of the 2017-2018 Merrimack College President’s Speaker Series event dates and locations.

Past Speakers


Aly Raisman

World Champion gymnast, gold medalist and finalist on season “Dancing with the Stars”
April 7, 2017


Daymond John

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, FUBU; Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship; Star of ABC’s “Shark Tank”; Chief Executive Officer, The Shark Group
April 4, 2017


Kim Barker

Author of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot and New York Times Investigative Reporter
November 16, 2016


Jerry Greenfield

Co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc.
April 6, 2016


Immaculee Ilibagiza

Rwandan Genocide Survivor 
March 8, 2016


Clint Malarchuk

Former NHL Goaltender & Mental 
Health Advocate
February 22, 2016


Jose Antonio Vargas

Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist and Filmmaker
November 9, 2015


Chris SpielmanChris Speilman - ESPN College Football analyst -  2002. Credit: Rich Arden/ESPN

Former NFL Linebacker and Cancer Warrior
March 23, 2015