Victoria College is pleased to announce Natasha Verma for the 2020-21 Lyceum Lecture Series. Seating is limited, however, the lecture will be livestreamed at VictoriaCollege.edu/lyceum. Tickets will be available to the public on Friday, March 26. To reserve your tickets please call the Welder Center Box Office at (361) 570-8587.
News Anchor, Cancer Survivor, #PutACapOnCancer Originator, & VC Alum
After earning her associate degree from Victoria College, Natasha Verma became the University of Texas’ youngest-ever graduate at age 17, earning two undergraduate degrees – in broadcast journalism and biology/pre-med. At 18, she earned a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. Verma became an anchor and reporter for NBC10 Boston in 2016. She was diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the age of 23. Her experience motivated her to form the Verma Foundation, a nonprofit organization that gives free cap wigs to women and children fighting cancer. Verma recently joined NBC in Denver, Colorado, as the weekday morning anchor.