[Ouretail] REMINDER: Erin Gruwell Speaking today! Patton College Annual Diversity Lecture

Paulins, Ann paulins at ohio.edu
Wed May 11 07:32:25 EDT 2011

Reminder about this exciting opportunity -- please join us and bring a friend :-)

Subject: Patton College Annual Diversity Lecture

Hello Patton College of Education and Human Services,

This is just a friendly reminder about the Patton College Annual Diversity Lecture to be held this Wednesday, May 11. Erin Gruwell, president of the Freedom Writers Foundation and the teacher from Long Beach, CA will be here at OU. Erin and her high school students wrote the book, “The Freedom Writers Dairy” which inspired the film Freedom Writers.

Ms. Gruwell travels nationwide to raise awareness about fostering an educational philosophy which values and promotes diversity.

Session open to OU and surrounding community
Date: May 11, 2011
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Old Nelson Banquet Hall.(venue can hold 450 people)

You are encouraged to attend . The evening lecture is a public event – all are welcome.
Book sales and signings will take place. .


Christine Suniti Bhat, PhD
Chair, The Patton College Diversity Committee


V. Ann Paulins
Professor, Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development
Chairperson, Department of Human and Consumer Sciences
The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education and Human Services
Ohio University
Grover Center E160
Athens, OH  45701

phone: 740.593.2880
fax: 740.593.0284
paulins at ohio.edu<mailto:paulins at ohio.edu>

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