Cheyney University Celebrates Founder’s Day on March 1

Update:  2/27/2013 11:00 AM CST BY TOM JOYNER FOUNDATION

February 26, 2013

Contact: Public Relations Office

Gwen Owens, 610 399-2121  or Pam Carter, 610 399-2515


Press coverage at the event is welcome. There will be limited media access to Dr. King.

WHO:    Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Facilitator: Cheyney University President, Dr. Michelle R. Howard-Vital

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bernice A. King, Executive Director of “Be A King Center” and daughter of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King

Honorees:  Clarence Schock Foundation: Excellence in Foundation Strategic Giving Award

UPS:  Excellence in Corporate Philanthropy Award

Bayard Rustin: Spirit of 1837 Award posthumously presented to

Dr. Lut Nero, Dean, Leslie Pinckney Hill Library

WHAT: Convocation Keynote Address: Dr. Bernice A. King, Marian Anderson Music Center, 1:00 PM

Q & A: Dr. Bernice A. King, Kent M. Hicks, moderator,  Secretary of the New Jersey Senate,  Marian  Anderson Music Center Theatre, will follow at 2:00 PM

Book Signing: Marian Anderson Music Center Lobby, 2:30 PM

WHERE: Marian Anderson Music Center, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Campus, 1837 University Circle, Cheyney Pennsylvania

For more information, contact public Relations Office, Gwen Owens, 610 399-2121 or Pam Carter 610 399-2515


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