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Tickets Available for Mount Union Schooler Lecture Featuring Political Strategists Brazile, Navarro

February 28, 2022

ALLIANCE, Ohio — Complimentary tickets are now available for University of Mount Union’s Schooler Lecture on Thursday, April 21, featuring renowned political strategists Donna Brazile and Ana Navarro. 

Brazile is the former interim chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), a current Fox News contributor, and the author of the New York Times bestseller “Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-Ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House” and the 2004 best-selling memoir “Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics.” She is a co-author of the book entitled “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics,” which received an NAACP Image Award.

Brazile has worked on every major presidential campaign since 1976, and in 2000, she became the first African American woman to serve as the manager of a major party presidential campaign, running the campaign of former Vice President Al Gore.

In 2013, Brazile was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. She is also the proud recipient of more than 10 honorary doctorate degrees from major colleges and universities, including her alma mater Louisiana State University. In October 2017, Brazile was the recipient of the W.E.B Du Bois Medal, Harvard’s highest honor in African American studies.

Navarro is a well-known Republican strategist, political analyst for CNN, CNN en Español, Telemundo and co-host of ABC’s “The View.” The Miami New Times named her a “Republican power-consultant,” and the Tampa Bay Times called her “a sought-after voice in Republican politics and an adviser for any presidential hopeful.”

Respected on both sides of the aisle for her straight shooting and candor, Navarro frequently appears in the media, sought after by “Meet the Press,” “Bill Maher’s Real Time,” “Anderson Cooper 360” and “The View,” to name a few.

Navarro most recently served as the national Hispanic co-chair for Governor Jon Huntsman’s 2012 campaign and the national co-chair of John McCain’s Hispanic Advisory Council in 2008, where she was also the national surrogate for the McCain 2008 campaign.

The event is held in the Timken Gymnasium of the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex on Mount Union’s campus and is open to the public.

For more information, and to receive complimentary tickets, please visit or call (330) 829-6120.

About the Schooler Lecture

The Schooler Lecture Series was established in 1988 with grant funding from the Schooler Family Foundation. The Foundation's philanthropy has enabled the University to provide a dramatically enhanced opportunity for young men and women studying at Mount Union and for the residents in the greater Alliance area to experience the breadth and depth of American culture.