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Comedian and communicator Carl Grant
to perform for Lecture-Concert Series
March 21, 2007 --Comedian
and communicator Carl Grant will perform Tuesday, April 3, on the campus
of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.
performance, “Humor: The Shortest Distance Between People” begins at 7
p.m. in the Student Union Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
Co-sponsors are the Lecture-Concert Series and the College of Education
Sandra White of National Public Radio has described Carl
Grant as “one of the funniest people in America.” He has made numerous
national television appearances including “Late Night with
David Letterman” and “Showtime.”
A long time educator-athletic coach, businessman, and now professional
comedian, Grant combines his understanding of education, the business
environment, and the use of humor to help people effectively incorporate
a bit of lightness and creativity into their everyday routines.
One of his subspecialties is communication and rapport-building for
attorneys. His client list includes such diverse groups as the
International Society of Barristers, the Commercial Law League, the
University of Washington Law School, Boeing, IMB, and USA Today.
details, please contact Dr. Gil
Fowler, associate dean for The Honors College, at 870-972-2308, or
The Lecture-Concert Series presents diverse programs to
enrich the cultural life of the campus, community, and region.
To nominate a speaker or presenter for a future Lecture-Concert Series
event, please contact one of the committee members listed on The Honors
College web site, listed under the heading of Lecture-Concert.
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