Robeson Community College

Robeson Community College to host 3rd annual Writing Showcase

Robeson Community College will host its 3rd annual Writing Showcase  on November 23rd at 11:00am in the BB&T room of the Charles Chrestman Workforce Development Building (Building 18.) Dynamic motivational speaker and international best-selling author Rodney Flowers will deliver the keynote address.  You do not want to miss Rodney Flowers’s inspiring story.  Students who have been nominated by their instructors will also be invited to read their works at this event. For more information about this event contact English instructor Wendy Fields at 

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Rodney Flowers – Biography

Rodney Flowers is the author of the life-affirming and highly-inspiring Amazon bestselling book, Get Up! I Can’t. I Will. I Did…Here’s How!, which teaches empowering life principles to transform your spirit and motivate you to awaken the amazing power within you to overcome any challenge. He also authored the international bestselling book, Essential Assertions, packed with guiding life principles & inspiring stories that energize and motivate you to recognize your maximum potential, uncover and leverage your hidden strengths, & use your unbreakable spirit to capitalize on life’s opportunities. Rodney’s a co-author of the Amazon international bestseller, Unwavering Strength, Volume 2.

He’s been featured on multiple media platforms including Quantum Alchemy Radio, War Room Sports Radio, as well as Get Bold Today hosted by multiple Emmy winner LeGrande Green and Power Your Life Radio hosted by Dr. Jo Anne White.

After a traumatic high-school football injury in 1993, he was bound to the confines of his wheelchair. Although Rodney was told his recovery prognosis was unfavorable, he knew he would turn things around, make an impact on the world, and walk again. With self-determination and faith in his ability to persevere, he did!

Rodney has a BA in Business Administration from St. Andrews Presbyterian College and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Rodney has contributed 14+ years to governmental service with the Department of Defense (DoD) United States NAVY (USN). His quality of service and the outstanding support provided as an individual with a disability has been featured in the US Government’s, Careers and the Disabled magazine.

Today, Rodney works for NAVAIR at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station as a Contracting Officer. There he leads a team of seven to 10 contract specialists responsible for executing and managing contract performance of all sustainment contracting actions for the P-8A program.

Rodney Flowers resides in Maryland, where he has also created a business that helps people overcome challenges and obstacles, so they can live joyfully with purpose and realize their dreams. 

Rodney is an avid reader who enjoys working out and traveling. He also has an unstoppable belief in teaching others how to get everything they can out of life.

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