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Feb 8, 2016

Tickets on SALE TODAY!

Feb 8, 2016 by Clyde The Mountain Lion

6th Annual UCCS Significant Speaker Event

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Featuring: Dr. Bennet Omalu

Gallogly Events Center: 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Bennet Omalu is portrayed by Will Smith in the highly acclaimed film Concussion
First to diagnose and publish peer-reviewed research findings of chronic brain damage in NFL players
Findings also were concurrent in military veterans diagnosed with PTSD, as well as other professional athletes

Good morning UCCS Students!

For those of you who are Broncos fans, congratulations on a wonderful Superbowl win! WOO! The Office of Student Activities, as well as Residence Life and Housing, are proud to announce that tickets are NOW ON SALE for the 2016 UCCS Significant Speaker event, featuring Dr. Bennet Omalu, the renowned doctor who discovered Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in nine deceased National Football League (NFL) players. Dr. Omalu is also the real life character portrayed by Will Smtih in this winter’s box office hit Concussion.  He will be speaking on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in the Gallogly Events Center.

Early bird advanced tickets sales will begin TODAY (Monday, February 8 at 10:00 a.m. at the University Center Information Desk).  Tickets will be $2 for all UCCS students, UCCS faculty/staff and Military. Tickets for non-UCCS individuals and community members will be $5. Ticket prices will increase once April arrives, so purchase your tickets TODAY!!!

For more information on Dr. Bennet Omalu, please visit the following websites:  

http://www.greatertalent.com/drbennetomalu/

http://abcnews.go.com/US/concussion-doctor-brings-nfl-fight-capitol-hill/story?id=36251190

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/sports/league-of-denial/the-frontline-interview-dr-bennet-omalu/

Mark your calendars, save-the-date for this event, and purchase your tickets TODAY!  If you have any questions, please contact Stephen Cucchiara, Assistant Director of Student Activities. (scucchia@uccs.edu/719-255-3540). 

Office of Student Activities