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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

NOLAN RICHARDSON TO SPEAK AT UACCM

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT. TICKETHOLDERS MUST BE SEATED BY 6:15 P.M.  NON-TICKETHOLDERS ARE NOT GUARANTEED A SEAT; HOWEVER, EMPTY SEATS WILL BE FILLED ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS BEGINNING AT 6:20 P.M.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton announces its guest speaker for Black History Month, former Arkansas Razorback basketball coach Nolan Richardson, Jr. He will speak at the Fine Arts Auditorium of the UACCM campus Thursday, Feb. 6 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Richardson is the only basketball coach to have won a championship on every college level including the 1979 National Junior College Tournament, 1981 National Invitational Tournament and the 1994 NCAA Tournament.

After spending 17 years at the University of Arkansas, he now has aspirations of coaching on the NBA level. Richardson served as the head coach of the Panamanian national team and was named the head coach of the Mexican national team.

Richardson’s motivational speaking has him booked year round where he brings his special brand of overcoming the odds to thousands around the country.

In celebration of Black History Month, this free event is open to the public; however, it is a ticketed event.  Tickets for this event are sold out.  Ticketholders must be seated by 6:15 p.m.  Non-ticketholders are not guaranteed a seat; however, empty seats will be filled on a first come, first served basis beginning at 6:20 p.m.

For more information about this event, contact Mary Newsome by phone at 501-977-2044 or by email to newsome@uaccm.edu.

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