Office of Academic Enhancement
The Last Lecture
At the end of the spring semester, prior to Commencement, a Faculty member will deliver the one topic they would talk about if it was the "last lecture" they could ever give to recognize the graduating seniors.
The 2014 Last Lecture:
Faculty Speaker: To Be Announced
Thursday, May 8th, 2014
"The elephant in the coal mine and other quirky creatures:
My travels through academia and what (I think) I learned so far"
Given on Thursday, May 9th, 2013
By Patrick Louchouarn, Ph.D.
Interim Vice President and Chief Academic Officer,
Department Head of Marine Sciences
Introduction by Rear Admiral Robert Smith, III, USN (Ret.)
President & Chief Executive Officer of Texas A&M University at Galveston
Superintendent of the Texas Maritime Academy