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October 18, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Department of Africana Studies'
Distinguished Lecture Series Set for Oct. 25
Carson, CA –The
California State University, Dominguez Hills Department of
Africana Studies will present its annual Herb
Burke Distinguished Lecture Series from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on
Thursday, Oct. 25, in the ballroom of the Loker Student
Union on campus.
The event is open to the public.
This year’s theme is “African American Women
and Higher Education.” Dr. Tiffany Herbert, a counseling
psychologist in the university’s Department of Student
Health and Psychological Services, is this year’s guest
speaker. She will speak on challenges confronting African
American women in higher education and the factors that motivate
them to pursue higher education.
Named for former CSU Dominguez Hills president and current
California State University Board of Trustees member Herbert
Carter and Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite
Burke, who represents the Carson area and has been a friend
to the university for many years, the lecture series provides
emerging scholars in Africana Studies with an opportunity
to present their research. This is the eighth year of the
series, which has featured discussion on African and African
American socio-political, gender, education and economic
California State University, Dominguez
Hills is located at 1000 E. Victoria Street, near Avalon
Street, in the city
of Carson. A map of the campus is available online at www.csudh.edu/site/VisitUs/Maps.asp.
Public parking is permissible in campus lots with a valid
parking permit. Permits are $3 and can be purchased at the
yellow kiosk machines adjacent to each lot.
For more information, call (310) 243-3420.
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CSU Dominguez Hills -- California
State University, Dominguez Hills is a highly diverse,
urban university located in the South Bay, primarily
Los Angeles metropolitan area. The university prides itself
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Known for excellence in teacher education, nursing, psychology,
business administration, and digital media arts, new degree
programs include computer science, criminal justice,
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studies, social work, and communication disorders. On campus
is the Home Depot Center, a multi-purpose sports complex
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