Miami Presents: The Symposium of Naval Science

Presented on: November 13th at 8:30 AM EST




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The Miami University NROTC Unit, in conjunction with the NROTC Alumni Organization, held the Unit’s 75th Anniversary Celebration over Veterans Day Weekend 2021.

The Symposium of Naval Science was part of the celebration and it was live streamed for individuals who could not attend in person.  That video is now available to watch at any time. Below is the schedule of the symposium which includes the time stamps for each presentation. 

We hope you enjoy the Symposium of Naval Science. 

Symposium of Naval Science Schedule and Time Stamps

0:00
Call to order and welcome - Chris Ryder ’76, Symposium Chair  

3:40
Welcome - Captain Jeffrey Lamphear, Professor of Naval Science (PNS), Miami University

7:38
Introduction of the Keynote Speaker - Dr. Chris Makaroff, Dean College of Arts and Science, Miami University

13:54
Keynote Speaker - Vice Admiral Walter E. “Ted” Carter, Jr. (US Navy Retired), President, University of Nebraska System

1:54:35
Future of Midshipman Education and Development - Captain Lamphear, PNS, Miami University

2:31:03
Midshipman Education and Development Experience - MIDN 2/C Maya Smith

2:37:40
Midshipman Education and Development Experience - MIDN 1/C Bodnarik

2:45:05
Midshipman Education and Development Experience - MIDN 1/C Egli

2:52:52
Midshipman Education and Development Experience - MIDN 1/C Stupski

3:58:10
Introduction of Symposium Luncheon Speaker - Chris Ryder ’76

4:00:19
Symposium Luncheon Speaker - Lieutenant General Robert R. Ruark, USMC (Ret), Miami NROTC Class of 1981

4:20:43
Introduction of 2020 Admiral Sidney W. Souers Distinguished Alumni Award Winner, Russ Starkey ’64 - Chris Ryder ’76

4:26:50
Introduction of 2021 Admiral Sidney W. Souers Distinguished Alumni Award Winner, Mike O’Neil ’78 - Chris Ryder ’76

4:39:05
The Turbulence of the Vietnam Era - Spring 1970 including the "Occupation of Rowan Hall" - Brian Haller ”70 

5:21:03
Origin of The Miami Navy: The V5/V12 Program and the Birth of NROTC (1945-1960) - Jim Maynard ’52

6:06:33
Post-Vietnam and the Cold War (1975-2000) - Becky Pritchett Condon ’78

6:24:54
Miami NROTC in the 21st Century (2001 to present) - Tim Battles ’03

6:52:20
Symposium Wrap-up and Closing Remarks - Chris Ryder ’76

Please reach out to Mark Macechko, macechm1@miamioh.edu, with questions.