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The Ben Carson Story,
starring Cuba
Gooding Jr.
Fred Smith
chair, president, and
CEO of the $41 billion global
FedEx Corp., delivered the 2012
Stump Entrepreneurship Lecture
in April. Smith talked about the
connections between leadership
and entrepreneurship in relation to
founding FedEx four decades ago. 
Renowned pediatric neurosurgeon
Dr. Ben Carson poses for a photo
prior to his Stirling Lecture in April
with SGA Secretary Abigail Dy, a
chemistry major from Clanton.
Fred Smith (far left),
president and CEO of FedEx,
with Jane and Kevin Stump of
Birmingham, both graduates
of BSC, at a reception before
the Stump Entrepreneurship
Lecture. The lecture is part
of the BSC Entrepreneurship
Programs, endowed by the
Stumps with support from an
existing endowed fund created
by Joseph S. Bruno. Kevin
Stump is founder, chairman,
and CEO of Interconn
Resources, Inc.