North Carolina Professor to Speak at SWOSU on Better Ways to Engage Students

Dr. Adam Persky

The SWOSU College of Pharmacy will host nationally-known speaker Dr. Adam Persky on the Weatherford campus on Monday, March 31, and all faculty, students and area residents are invited to attend.

Dr. Persky, a professor at the University of North Carolina’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy, will speak at 1 p.m. in Redbud Hall of the SWOSU Conference Center, located at the corner of Seventh and Davis Streets in Weatherford.  The presentation, titled “Experience is not Enough: Teaching with the Evidence to Improve Student Learning,” is applicable to areas of pharmacy and education in general.

Though Dr. Persky has a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical science, much of his research is focused on finding new and better ways to instruct students. Dr. Persky is a leader in the field of interactive learning, and he has experience teaching in a variety of fields. Dr. Persky has developed tools to engage students in innovative ways, and he will share those techniques during the presentation.

Admission is free. For more information, contact Dr. Randall Sharp at or 405.691.4665.