Faculty Senate Students Affairs Committee and Subcommittee on Student Activities present the Academic Speaker Series for Students. The purpose of the Academic Speaker Series is to present talks that will be of interest to a large number of students and highlight the talent here at Clarion University and the surrounding community. Dr. Todd Pfannestiel will present “My Big Sister, Santa Claus, and Fate: Why You Should Never Underestimate Your Ability to Succeed” from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 11 in 250/252 Gemmell. Dates for future presentations are: Oct. 9, Nov. 6, Feb. 12, March 12, and April 9. All presentations will be from 7 to 8 p.m. in 250/252 Gemmell.