Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Contact: Dave Wellman, Director of Communications (304) 696-7153

City administrator to speak at Marshall’s Women of Color program

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University’s Women of Color program, featuring the theme, “Building Leadership: Community to Politics,” takes place at noon Wednesday, March 6, in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center on MU’s Huntington campus.

The keynote speaker is Brandi Jacobs-Jones, a Marshall graduate and former president of  the Student Government Association, who currently is  director of administration and finance for the City of Huntington.  Jacobs-Jones is a former recipient of the Women of Color award.
Women of Color awards will be presented and a luncheon buffet will follow.

The Women of Color program activities are coordinated by Fran L. Jackson, Program Assistant II with the Center for African American Students’ Programs; Leah Tolliver, director of the Women’s Center; Lisa Allen, administrative  assistant with Multicultural Affairs, and Kesha Glover, assistant director of residence services.

The program is free to the public. Vendors and displays will be set up in the lobby of the Memorial Student Center throughout the day.

For more information, contact Jackson at 304-696-6705.

For further information, contact:  Office of University Communications
Marshall University | 213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090
Fax: (304) 696-3197