Can We Talk About It?

"Courageous Conversations: Can We Talk About It?"

The November 17th forum focused on whether diverse viewpoints are welcome on Samford's campus. Guy Chmieleski, university minister at Belmont University, joined a panel of Samford students and faculty and shared his insights from a difficult situation at Belmont. Panelists included Dr. Betsy Dobbins, Dr. Dennis Sansom, Dr. Don Sandley, Katelyn Wilbanks, Josh Motta, and Kristin Boyd; Dr. John Knapp served as moderator.

This event was part of the Mann Center's ongoing series of Courageous Conversations, and was co-sponsored by University Ministries.

Student panelists Kristin Boyd, Katelyn Wilbanks and Josh MottaDr. John Knapp with Guy Chmieleski, Belmont University MinisterStudent panelists Josh Motta and Katelyn WilbanksDr. John Knapp with Guy Chmieleski, Belmont University Minister and Samford faculty panelists Dr. Betsy Dobbins, Dr. Dennis Sansom, and Dr. Don SandleyStudent and faculty panelists
Samford University Minister Matt Kerlin addresses the audienceBelmont University Minister Guy Chmieleski and Samford faculty panelist Dr. Betsy Dobbins

Contacts

 

Drayton Nabers, Jr.
Director
205.726.4362

dnabers@samford.edu

Brooks Hall, 227A

 

C. Cameron Collins 
Program Manager
205.726.4634
Brooks Hall, 227B

Mitzi Lafferty  
Administrative Assistant
205.726.4366
Brooks Hall, 227
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Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership
800 Lakeshore Drive
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205-726-4634 or Cameron Collins, Program Manager