BB&T Program on Capitalism

In conjunction with Wingate University, the Jesse Helms Center is pleased to present the BB&T Program on the Moral Foundations of Free Enterprise. Made possible by a grant from the BB&T Corporation, the center offers lectures at Wingate University for students and the general public on free enterprise and economics-based topics. Policy experts and academic faculty share presentations each semester.

Past speakers include:

J. Scott Moody, CEO of The Maine Heritage Policy Center
“The REAL Fiscal Cliff” – Spring 2013

Dr. Peter Calcagno, College of Charleston
“The National Debt Crisis: Does it Depend on Politics” – Fall 2012

Dr. Tyler Cowen, George Mason University
“The Great Stagnation” – Spring 2012

Dr. Robert Lawson, Southern Methodist University
“Economic Freedom and the Wealth and Health of Nations” – Fall 2011

Dr. Dan Hammond, Wake Forest University
“Milton Friedman and the Federal Reserve: Then and Now” – Spring 2011

John Hawkins, President of Leadership Edge, Inc.
“Ethical Leadership: Why Doing the Right Thing is Not Enough” – Fall
2010

Dr. Paul Bonicelli, Houston Baptist University
“Democracy is Development: Why Free Societies and Free Markets are
the Keys to Sustainable Economic Growth” – Spring 2010

Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal
“Regaining Prosperity” – Fall 2009

Inaugural Lecture as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series
John Allison, BB&T Corporation
“Principled Leadership” – Spring 2009

For more information about the BB&T Program on the Moral Foundations of Free Enterprise on the campus of Wingate University (including the BB&T Fellows Program and the Foundations of Free Enterprise Course taught at the school) please contact Peter Frank at Wingate University via e-mail: pfrank@wingate.edu.