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MLK Agent of Change Awards

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Foundation Hall Manzulli Board Room

On February 11th at 6pm the Center for Intercultural Advancement Office and the Deans' office will host MLK Agent of Change Awards.

This year's honorees are:

Faculty: Dr. Joshua Mullenite, Department of Culture and Economics

Student: Vedika Anand, Senior, Psychology

Alumnus: Olatunde Ogunlana, '10 & M'11,

Our keynote speaker for the event is Debbie-Ann Paige. Ms. Paige is a public historian specializing in local African American history, a co-president of the newly chartered Richard B. Dickenson Staten Island Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) and professional genealogist. She has worked on numerous local history projects including: In Pursuit of Freedom with the Brooklyn Historical Society; From Farm to City with the Staten Island Museum; the designation of the Louis Napoleon House as a site to freedom with the National Park Service Underground Railroad Network on behalf of the Sandy Ground Historical Society, and the recent City Council street renaming of the corner of Fairview Avenue and Knox Place as “Samuel A. Browne Way” in the Castleton Hill section of Staten Island. Debbie-Ann has appeared as a historical interpreter on the Emmy winning show “Secrets of New York,” and is working closely with Frederick Douglass Memorial Park to transcribe their historical records. She facilitates public history forums throughout Staten Island focused on the historical perspectives of race relations and lectures as an adjunct at the College of Staten Island.

This event is open to the community. For information and to RSVP, please contact Letty Romero, Office Manager at 718-390-3423 or deansoffice@wagner.edu

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Foundation Hall
Phone:
Front Desk: (718) 420-4536