Planting Trees of Hope - Presentation/Discussion

Please join us as our distinguished panel discusses the progression of African-American men in the U.S.

Kevan Turman - moderator

Dr. Clifford L. Stanley - panelist
Stanley is currently serving as a member of the Senior Advisory Group for Monster Government Solutions and as a Director on the Board of Seminars International, Inc. From February 6, 2010 until November 2011 he served as Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. Dr. Stanley has also served as the President of Scholarship America, the nation’s largest nonprofit, private-sector scholarship organization. Prior to assuming the position at Scholarship America, he served on the senior leadership team of the University of Pennsylvania as the Executive Vice President. Dr. Stanley, a retired United States Marine Corps infantry officer, served 33 years in uniform, retiring as a Major General. 

Aqeel Dix - panelist
Dix completed his master’s degree in Public Health from West Chester University. He is now a doctoral candidate at Wilmington University, and his dissertation topic is “Exploring Best Practices to Engage African-American Men in the Healthcare System.” Dix is currently a professor at West Chester University in the College of Health Sciences where he teaches Public Health and Research to undergraduate and graduate students. Prior to his appointment at West Chester University he was employed at the Health Promotion Council as Program Manager.

Jack Drummond - panelist
Drummond is currently the Executive Director of the Friends Of Arise Academy (FOAA) alumni organization (a group which advocates for foster care youth alumni who are transitioning out of the foster care system). Drummond is an adjunct professor at the Community College of Philadelphia and a certified rites of passage facilitator at the Frator Heru Institute. He  is also a qualified violinist and teaching artist from the Philadelphia community who is committed to helping people achieve an appreciation for the arts and performance skills through ongoing consistent instruction and involvement.  He is a graduate of the Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing Arts. He holds three Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Music, and Elementary Education from Lincoln University. He has earned a Master of Education degree from Lincoln University and is completing a doctoral degree in Education Leadership and Policy at Temple University (School of Education).

For more information, please contact:
Je’Nai L.Righter, Director of Student Activities and Leadership
610-647-4400, Ext. 3114

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:00pm
Event Type: 
Community Events
Green Room of Villa Maria Hall

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