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President’s Speaker Series Events

The New England College President’s Speaker Series is open to the public at no cost.

Peter Bordes, Serial Entrepreneur, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of oneQube

President’s Speaker Series Presented Peter Bordes

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Simon Center Great Room
98 Bridge Street, Henniker, NH

New England College President Michele D. Perkins invited the community for an engaging and insightful moderated conversation with Peter Bordes, Serial Entrepreneur, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of oneQube.

Peter Bordes…

  • Active angel investor and entrepreneur mentor;
  • Thought leader in the digital transformation of the world in digital media, marketing, cyber security, and the blockchain;
  • Founder, CEO and Chairman of MediaTrust, the leading real-time performance marketing exchange; and
  • Ranked in the top 100 most influential angel investors and business leaders in the U.S.

President’s Speaker Series presented business leader and author, Jay Lucas on February 19, 2019. Learn More

President’s Speaker Series presented New Hampshire’s own Dean Kamen – inventor, thought-leader, engineer on October 29, 2018. Learn More

Ohio Governor John Kasich visited NEC April 3, 2018

Below, please find a link to the programming.
Aired LIVE Tuesday, Apr 03 5:30pm EDT on C-SPAN

John Kasich headlined a fireside chat at New England College in Henniker on April 3rd as part of the New England College President’s Speaker Series. Learn More

Once again New England College takes center stage in all things politics affirming that we are where the road to the White House begins.

Ohio Governor John Kasich came to campus for our President’s Lecture Series to offer his thoughts on the state of things around our great nation. The event was sold out since the day we announced his visit, but you can still watch video of it at C-Span.

Here’s to the start of the 2020 Presidential Election cycle right here at NEC!

The New England College President’s Speaker Series brings leaders from the world of business, non-profits, and public policy to the Simon Center Great Room throughout the academic year to engage in lively conversations with students, faculty, and the community. New England College President Michele Perkins seeks leaders who, through their lives and work, reflect New England College values of leadership, civil discourse, social justice, and inspired transformation. These events are free and open to the public. Tickets may be required. Please check details

Some Other Past President’s Speaker Series Events

New England College President’s Speaker Series Hosts Former Congressman, Ambassador, and Author Richard N. Swett, Event to Examine the Relationship Between the Nature of Design and Leadership

NEC President’s Speaker Series: Former White House Chief of Staff, Andy Card to Address Politics, Policy, and Civil DiscourseNew England College Series to Examine What’s Happening in Washington Today (visited 11/7/17)

NEC President’s Speaker Series: World Renowned Public Relations Expert and Author Larry Weber, Event to Examine Communicating Effectively in a 21st Century World (visited 9/21/17)

NEC to Host Pathways to Success Alumnae ForumPresident’s Speaker Series Features Accomplished Women Graduates of New England College: Career Choices, Challenges, and Opportunities
Debbie Spring Reed ’60, Astrid Williams ’81, Dyan Goodwin ’82, Kim Costello Lesko ’85, and Ariane Trimuschat ’88 (visited 4/6/17)

President’s Speaker Series Hosts Communications and Sales Expert: Alumnus Kevin Kelly (visited 11/3/16)

President’s Speaker Series Hosts Venture Capital and Angel Investor: Alumnus Jeffrey Finkle (visited 10/13/16)

NEC Welcomes Dan DeMeo ’81, CEO of CAN Capital (visited 9/23/15)

NEC Welcomes Tom Raffio, CEO of Northeast Delta Dental (visited 10/23/14)

Guest Jeff Boyd To Kick Off 2014 President’s Speaker SeriesChairman and Former CEO of Priceline Group, Inc. (visited 9/24/14)

New England College Hosts Senator Sylvia Larsen (visited 4/28/14)

Former Governor Lynch compares private, public sector in NEC talk (visited 4/30/13)


Media Contact

Thomas. R. Horgan, EdD, Executive Director of Community Relations and Public Affairs


For more information and/or to be added to the New England College President’s Speaker Series invitation list, please send an email with your name and contact information (including email address) to:

Betsy Medvetz, Assistant to the President and Secretary to the Board of Trustees