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Communique items for Feb. 24

Former CU Regent Sandy Kraemer and his wife, Dorothy, visit with La Vonne Neal, dean, College of Education, at a premier for Freedom’s Song Feb. 17. Freedom’s Song is a national middle- and high-school curriculum about African-American history.

Members of the team that produced Freedom’s Song watch its premier. From left, Clint Fisher, assistant professor, Education; Randy Rice, director, Educational Programs, Farmer’s Insurance; Julie Armentrout, assistant professor, Education; and Ben Williams, husband of Rhonda Williams, assistant professor, Education


UCCS-PPCC Freedom's Song Lecture Series 2006

Feb 23, Thursday, 4:00-6:00pm, UCCS, The Lodge
Decade 1: The Niagara Movement---Presented by Pam Shockley, Chancellor of UCCS, La Vonne Neal, Dean of College of Education, and Jose Garcia, President of PPCC

Feb 24, Friday, 9:00-11:00am, Pike’s Peak Comm. College Centennial Campus, Theater
Decade 6: Brown vs. Board of Education---Presented by Pam Shockley, Chancellor of UCCS, La Vonne Neal, Dean of College of Education, and Jose Garcia, President of PPCC

March 2, Thursday, 2:00-3:00pm, UCCS, UC Theater
Decade 2: African-Americans in WWI---Presented by Paul Harvey, Professor, History Department

March 8, Wednesday, 10:00am-12:00pm, PPCC Rampart Range Campus, Library
Decade 3: Tulsa Race Riots---Presented by Kathy Sturdevant, Chair, History Department and Dr. Steve Collins, Chair, Speech/Communications

March 9, Thursday, 5:00-6:00pm, UCCS, UC Theater,
Decade 10: The Million Man March---Presented by Regina Lewis, Faculty in Speech/Communications, and Leonard Riley, II, Professor of Political Science & Psychology

March 14, Tuesday, 2:00-3:00pm, UCCS, UC Theater,
Decade 4: African-Americans and the Depression---Presented by Venkat Reddy, Dean of College of Business

March 20, Monday, 3:00-4:00pm, UCCS, UC Theater,
Decade 9:  African-American for President---Presented by Mike Hackman, Chair, Communications Department, and Dan Ponder, Associate Professor, Political Science Department

March 21, Tuesday, 11:30am-1:00pm, PPCC Downtown Studio Campus, Student Commons
Decade 2: Africans-Americans in WW I---Presented by Dr. Deborah (Sunny) Schmitt, Dean CHTS and Wayne Artis, Assistant to the VPES and History Faculty

April 4, Tuesday, 12:15-1:15pm, UCCS, UC Theater
Decade 8: African-American Mayors---Presented by Patricia Keilbach, Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, and Kee Warner, Associate Professor, Sociology Department

April 6, Thursday, 12:00-1:00pm, PPCC Centennial Campus, Atrium
Decade 10: The Million March---Presented by Leonard Riley, II, Professor, Political Science and Psychology, Joanna Grey, Chair, Sociology, and Regina Lewis, Faculty, Speech/Communications Department

April 12, Wednesday, 10:30-11:30am, UCCS, UC Theater
Decade 7: The Poor People's Campaign---Presented by Rex Welshon, Associate Dean of College of Letters Arts and Sciences, and Chris Hill, Professor, History Department

April 18, Tuesday, 12:15-1:15 pm, UCCS, UC Theater
Decade 3: Tulsa Race Riots---Presented by Betty Trout-Kelly, Executive Director, Academic Diversity and Social Equity, and Chip Benight, Associate Professor, Psychology Department.

April 24, Monday, 12:15-1:15pm, UCCS, UC Theater
Decade 5: Tuskegee Airmen---Presented by Tom Huber, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research/Dean of the Graduate School, and Tom Christensen, Dean of College of Letters Arts and Sciences