Feb 01 2019
In celebration of Black History month, New River Community College (NRCC) and the college's Black History Committee will sponsor a guest speaker and music program on Sunday, February 24 at 3 p.m. The event will be held in 117 Edwards Hall at NRCC in Dublin, and admission is free.
Keynote speaker Dr. Brian Hemphill, Radford University President, will present remarks on the topic of “African Americans in Motion: Movement from Poverty to National Stages in Business and Politics.”
President Hemphill is a published author with a multitude of writings covering topics related to gun violence and threat preparedness on college campuses; emerging financial concerns affecting the collegiate sphere; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and economic-related issues pertaining to education; and a myriad of additional scholarly perspectives pertinent to the higher education environment.
Musical performances will be presented by Dante Holmes, a student at Pulaski Middle School, and Unlimited Praise, a praise and worship team from Radford Church of God in Christ.
The public is invited to the event; light refreshments will be served following the program. For more information about the program, please contact Elaine Powell at (540) 674-3600, ext. 4478.