University to present Students of Color Leadership SummitBy Alexis Faire | 02/01/2017 1:40pm
The University of Alabama will host the Students of Color Leadership Summit on Friday, Feb. 3. The summit will be a one-day event, open to students, faculty and staff and will take place in the Ferguson Center Ballroom.
The event will include educational sessions and dialogue discussing the topics of global leadership, ethics, values and self-care, according to UANews.
"I am excited to have partnered with the UA campus community to bring about such an amazing and collaborative event,” said Gretchen Moore, assistant director of the Center for Service and Leadership, which is a co-sponsor of this event, to UANews. “I know we will truly be meeting the needs expressed to us by students who brought the idea to us."
Keynote speakers include Vincent Willis, assistant professor in New College; Montre Carodine, professor of law at the University; and Rick Kittles, professor in the department of surgery at the University of Arizona.
The event will also be sponsored by the Black Student Union, Blackburn Institute, the Center for Service and Leadership, Crossroads and among many others.
The summit will be from 8:30 a.m –– 6:30 p.m. and will include breakfast, lunch and appetizers. The event is free for all students, faculty and staff. For more information call 270/779-8287.