Franklin College will celebrate Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 18 at noon with a virtual lunch and learn lecture presented by Terri M. Hurdle, Ed.D., titled “Inspired to Lead Through Uncertain Times.”
Hurdle is a teacher, author and entrepreneur who serves as a voice to inspire, educate and empower those around her. A native of Cincinnati, she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in criminal justice from Xavier University, as well as a doctoral degree in urban educational leadership from the University of Cincinnati. She currently serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati in its College of Education. She also serves as the executive director of TMarie Consulting, a Cincinnati firm she founded that specializes in strategic planning, college access, leadership training and presentations. In 2004, she was a featured writer in the book, “Our Stories: The Experiences of Black Professionals on Predominately White Campuses.”
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of Blacks in U.S. history. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating Black history.
The event is free and presented via Zoom at zoom.us/j/93323695562.
For more information, contact the Office of Communications at (317) 738-8185.
POSTED Jan 19, 2021