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SEAL Presents Rock the Mic Lecture Series!

Rock the Mic

The Department of Student Engagement and Leadership will host the second speaker of the Rock the Mic Series, The Hip Hop Prez, educator and author, Dr. Walter Kimbrough, on Wednesday, September 23. Dr. Kimbrough is the presiden of Dillard University in New Orleans, La. He also has been noted for his active use of social media to engage students in articles by The Chronicle of Higher Education, CASE Currents and Arkansas Life. He was cited in 2010 by Bachelors Degree.com as one of 25 college presidents you should follow on Twitter (@HipHopPrez).  

In 2010, Dr. Kimbrough made the coveted Ebony Magazine Power 100 list of the doers and influencers in the African American community, joining the likes of President and Mrs. Obama, Jay-Z, Richard Parsons, Tyler Perry, Debra Lee, and Tom Joyner. In February of 2013, he was named to NBC News/The Griot.com’s 100 African Americans making history today, joining another impressive group including Kerry Washington, Ambassador Susan Rice, Kendrick Lamar, Mellody Hobson and RG III.

The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the B.N. Duke Auditorium.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Toya Corbett
Student Engagement and Leadership
Phone: 919-530-5547
Email: leadershipnccu@nccu.edu


Published: Thursday, September 10, 2015
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