On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at 3:00 p.m., Kevin Laue, former Division I college basketball player, will speak at the DeSales University. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the DeSales University Center.
Character U, the first-year portion of the DeSales University Experience, is sponsoring Laue’s visit.
Laue was born with his left arm ending at the elbow because of a restriction of prenatal blood circulation. Despite this challenge, Laue succeeded in basketball becoming the first one-handed player to receive an NCAA scholarship to play Division I basketball for Manhattan College. Laue played from 2009 until 2013.
As a high school player, the February 12, 2007, issue of Sports Illustrated called him “the most exciting player in basketball.”
Character U serves as a resource for first-year students to help make the transition from high school to college a little smoother, while also giving students character development opportunities through keynote speakers, diverse programs, campus events and meetings with their peer mentors. The DeSales Experience combines academic courses, events, and programs to teach students both inside and outside the classroom.
For more information, contact Chad Serfass, director for DeSales Experience in Character and Leadership, at 610-282-1100, ext. 1599.
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