Brain Health Advocate to Speak Dec. 4 at Northern Vermont University-Johnson

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Former professional snowboarder and traumatic brain injury survivor Kevin Pearce of Vermont will speak at 5 p.m. Dec. 4 at Northern Vermont University-Johnson. The talk, in Bentley Hall Room 207, is free for the public.

Pearce is cofounder of the LoveYourBrain Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes brain health and aims to improve the quality of life for people affected by brain injuries. He sustained a traumatic brain injury in 2009 while training for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. He is featured in the HBO documentary “The Crash Reel.”

For more information about the event, call 802.635.1408, or email Emily.Neilsen@NorthernVermont.edu. For more information about the LoveYourBrain Foundation, visit http://www.loveyourbrain.com/.

Northern Vermont University is a two-campus institution of higher education that combines the best of our campuses' nationally recognized liberal arts and professional programs. At Northern Vermont University, our goal is to guide curious, motivated, and engaged students on their paths to success and their places in the world. NVU Online offers flexible, affordable, high-quality options for learners pursuing their bachelor's degree. Learn more at NorthernVermont.edu.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 5:00pm