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Brigadier General Thomas A. Gorry to speak November 8 in the Halton Room

As part of the 5th annual International Speaker Series for UNC Charlotte, the Office of International Programs (OIP) is pleased to welcome the Brigadier General Thomas A. Gorry, Thursday, November 8, in the Halton Reading Room of Atkins Library at 12:30pm.

Brigadier General Gorry will discuss international perspectives on the role of the United States Marine Corps in supporting the United States’ national security strategies. Gorry currently serves as the Commanding General of the Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina, and his 30-plus year military career includes as assignment as the Director of Command and Staff College of Marine Corps University.

The International Speaker Series is free and open to the campus community. To register for the event or reserve space for your students, contact OIP at or call 704-687-8685. OIP is happy to arrange for extra-credit sign-in sheets at the event.