Lyceum Lecture Series

Victoria College is pleased to announce Natasha Verma for the 2020-21 Lyceum Lecture Series. Seating is limited, however, the lecture will be livestreamed on this page. Tickets will be available to the public on Friday, March 26. For more information, please call (361) 573-3291.   


News Anchor, Cancer Survivor, #PutACapOnCancer Originator, & VC Alum

After earning her associate degree from Victoria College, Natasha Verma became the University of Texas’ youngest-ever graduate at age 17, earning two undergraduate degrees – in broadcast journalism and biology/pre-med. At 18, she earned a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. Verma became an anchor and reporter for NBC10 Boston in 2016. She was diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the age of 23. Her experience motivated her to form the Verma Foundation, a nonprofit organization that gives free cap wigs to women and children fighting cancer. Verma recently joined NBC in Denver, Colorado, as the weekday morning anchor. 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
5:30 p.m.

Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts

About the Lyceum

The mission of the Victoria College Lyceum is to bring the world to Victoria by giving students and community members the opportunity to hear first-hand the ideas, experiences, and aspirations of individuals who have had a direct impact on world events, made major scientific discoveries, touched people’s hearts and imaginations, and molded public debate.

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