Feb 25 2021

BHM Keynote: The importance of Black History Month Today

12:30 PM

BHM Keynote: The importance of Black History Month Today

  • Speaker: Dr. Shavonne R. Shorter, associate professor, Communication Studies and special assistant to the president for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
  • Welcome: Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, interim president of Edinboro University
Dr. Shavonne R. Shorter, teaches in the Communication Studies Department at Bloomsburg University.
She was invited to join us to provide the closing words to the Edinboro University community as we finish our Black History Month celebration.
Her work in the classroom is complemented by the extraordinary efforts she puts into guiding Bloomsburg’s diversity efforts in her work for their president.
She also is well known for her advocacy for social justice issues and will help frame how relevant Black History Month celebrations are to modern-day activism.

This virtual presentation is part of Edinboro University's Black History Month programming. Tune in at youtube.com/edinborou

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