An “Edutaining” Speaker for Your FYE Students!
Find out why schools in 46 states and around the world have brought college “edutainer” Robert Hackenson Jr. to their campus. Robert delivers highly interactive “edutaining” experiences that infuse educational lecture with magic, illusions, and hypnosis skits. The magic and hypnosis not only keeps your students engaged, but also educates, as each magic effect or hypnosis skit reinforces the educational lesson.
Perfect for your first year experience students, orientations/first weeks, greek life, athletes, or just for general campus awareness. Below are a list of the different college edutainment topics Robert offers.
College Edutainment Lecture Topics:
“Sober Thoughts” (Substance Awareness & Positive Choices)
This is not a “don’t drink or do drugs” type of presentation. It’s about decision-making. Students often make decisions based on mis-perceptions of what think they are expected to do in college or what they think others want them to do. Robert delivers an amazing presentations that exposes some of these misperceptions, discusses the consequences through magic, humor, personal stories, and hypnosis skits. Learn More…
College students are facing new challenges and consequences by not thinking before they post. During this presentation, Robert discusses: social media addiction, digital footprints and what job recruiters are looking for, hateful posting, safety concerns, sexting, and how in some cases, what they post doesn’t just represent them, but also their school and/or organization or team. Learn More…
Sexual Assault Awareness
Robert delivers a captivating educational experiences that takes on the serious issue of sexual assault awareness. Robert discusses the male role in sexual assault prevention and how the “I’m not doing it, not my problem” culture needs to change. He also discusses the importance of communication, risk reduction techniques, and empowers bystanders with both direct and indirect intervention techniques. Learn More…
Hazing, Bullying, & Diversity – “Enough Bull”
This presentation “edutains” students on the senseless acts of Hazing, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and other acts of hate. Robert discusses the outdated practices of hazing, the difference between hazing and bullying, and provides better alternatives. Robert also discusses the dangers of bullying and cyber bullying. He promotes “Respect” and shows how it’s something you need to have burned into your mind (and actually burns RESPECT into a signed piece of paper a student is holding in their fist). Whether it’s hazing by teams and greek organizations, or bullying through technology like yikyak, confession pages, etc. This presentation will connect with your students, keep them engaed, and encourages to change of the “this is the way it’s always been, nothing we can do” attitude. Learn More…
**NEW** Transition to College
There is a new “Transition to College” presentation that touches on college expectations, substance awareness, social media, stress, and positive decision making and goal setting.
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