For Homecoming Week, Slippery Rock University invited an influencer to visit the university as a guest speaker. Aubrey Griess, UPB Director of Speakers booked an impressive program. After tons of planning and waiting, SRU welcomed Chris Olsen on Thursday, October 13th as the UPB Fall speaker. Chris Olsen is a popular social media star, actor, and content creator. He started out known for his Chris TikTok account, where he posts a couple of challenge videos with his ex-boyfriend Ian. He has over 8 million followers and is more recently known nowadays for being besties with Meghan Trainor. While visiting Slippery Rock, Chris spoke about his time in school receiving his BFA in musical theater from Boston Conservatory, his rise to fame on TikTok, and his mental health struggles.