“I wanted to write and let you know what a wonderful job you did on Tuesday. From the moment we picked you up at the airport through watching the World Series, it was absolutely great. The baseball team is still talking about it. I think you had a major impact on them. Many folks have approached me and commented on how great you were. Over the years I have had many speakers come to the college and you are by far the warmest,most personable, and down-to-earth speaker to walk our hills. I look forward to your book in May.
“I wanted to drop you a note to tell you how much I enjoyed meeting you at the Negro Baseball Museum in Kansas City this summer. I teach Advanced Placement Biology and Advanced Placement Chemistry in a rural high school. Your message about education was an inspiration to me and I hope to use it in my classroom this year. I will also have an interesting story to tell my student when we start learning about molecular geometries. I can tell them I discussed the strategy of learning these shapes with a major league baseball player.
To professor. . . “I just wanted to say a huge thank you for inviting all these guest speakers and giving us the chance to see the "outside world" beyond normal lectures. Having Doug Glanville speak was absolutely superb! I really appreciate these opportunities, and they are definitely one of the highlights of college life so far!”
“As a mother of three boys (two teenagers), I really enjoyed your talk at Augustana College on October 9th. Hearing about the use of steroids by athletes on the news so much, is frightening to me. Your talk had me looking at this problem in a whole new light – from that of a frightened player and how this problem needs to be addressed.”