National Theme: From Slavery to Freedom: The Story of Africans in the Americas
Date: Friday, February 23, 2007, 6:00 pm, Coburn Dining Hall
Featured Speaker: Dr. Camille Searcy, Associate Professor of Education
Prior to coming to Union in 1993, Dr. Searcy served in a variety of positions in public education and higher education administration. Those experiences included locations in Memphis, Frankfort, KY, and Jackson, TN. In addition to her years of experience in higher education administration, her teaching specialties are History and Philosophy of Education and Educational Measurement and Evaluation. Her research interests and presentations focus on expanding educational opportunities and educational assessment. Dr. Searcy was the lead researcher for the first quantitative study on potential charter school programs presented to state legislators. For this historical event, Union's First Annual Black History Program, Dr. Searcy will share her expertise and knowledge of the educational philosophies of two of the most prominent educators in history, W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington.
Also Featuring: Proclamation, Patricia Porter & Stephanie Clark, Nikita Taylor, Kaitlin Johnson, Edric Gaylor, Matthew Marshall, and Phylis Anyango