Great Decisions Discussion Group

Greater Hickory International Council

Location: 625 7th Ave NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Location notes:

The Coloquium room is on the far right as you enter the LRU library. Lenoir Rhyne University rules currently madate the wearing of masks in enclosed places including the library. The University also strongly recommends that all students, staff, and visitors be fully vaccinated.

Year founded: 2011
Accepting participants: Yes
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 828-234-6330
Meeting Schedule:

The GHIC will host all 8 sessions (plus bonus session) of the 2022 Great Decisions Discussions from September 6 till November 1, 2022 at Lenoir Rhyne University. Discussions begin at 6:00 PM and end at 7:00 PM. Up to 30 community members can articipate. This will be the 12th anniversary of the program.


The topics for 2022 are the following:

Sep 6, 2022: Changing Demographics

Sep 13, 2021: Outer Space

Sep 20, 2022: Climate Change

Sep 27, 2022: Russia and the U.S.

Oct 4, 2022: Myanmar and ASEAN

Oct 11, 2022: Quad Alliance

Oct 18, 2022: Drug Policy in Latin America

Oct 25, 2022: Industrial Policy

Nov 1, 2022: Biden's Agenda