Carson Lecture Series

Photo of first Johnny Carson Lecture participants
Photo of first Johnny Carson Lecture participants

Carson Lecture Series

The biennial Carson Lecture Series is a unique opportunity for you to connect with a speaker on campus who worked with Johnny Carson or was influenced by his work in television.

The Lecture Series is open to the public, and our students have a chance to interact with these guests. Recent speakers have included:

  • Wil Shriner, comedian, actor and director
  • Bob Uecker, former Major League Baseball player, sportscaster, comedian and actor
  • Jeff Sotzing, president of Carson Entertainment Group;
  • former Tonight Show writers Anthony DeSena, Darrell Vickers and Andrew Nicholls