Spring Arbor University celebrates Black History Month

Black-History-Month-digital-poster-01Join Spring Arbor University in celebrating Black History Month with a panel of experts Thursday, February 6, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church. The event is free and open to the public.

The discussion will focus on the “Impact of Racial Stereotypes in America,” as panelists address the following:

  • Solutions to racial stereotypes
  • Impact of stereotypes in classrooms and university campuses
  • How to have difficult and sensitive discussions about the perceptions of race inferiority and how such stereotypes impact individual achievement
  • How media stereotypes impact views of others in society.

Featured panelists include:

Caleb Chan, Ph.D.
Gainey School of Business
Spring Arbor University

John Hawthorne, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Department Chair – Sociology, Global Studies, and Criminal Justice
Spring Arbor University

Theodore Ransaw, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Education
Michigan State University

Mary Darling
Associate Professor
Department of Communication and Media
Spring Arbor University

Forrest Carter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Eli Broad School of Business
Michigan State University

Jennifer Cobbina, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Criminal Justice
Michigan State University

Chuck Jackson
Vice President
Starr Commonwealth

Richard Marsh
City Manager
Inkster, Michigan

For more information, email Lorie.Cornell@arbor.edu or call 517.750.6330.

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