Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013
AAMEN: African American Males Empowering Network Lecture Series - Today
Buffalo State welcomes Mwita V. B. Phelps, Ph.D., Class of '02, who will deliver the next talk in the African American Males Empowering Network (AAMEN) Lecture Series today, February 14, during Bengal Pause (12:15–1:30 p.m.) in E. H. Butler Library 210. Phelps is a chemist and staff scientist at Life Technologies Corporation in Grand Island, New York. His talk is titled "I Ain't Got No Worries: I'm a Black Scientist."
The AAMEN Lecture Series, "Modeling African American Male Academic Success," spotlights former Buffalo State African American male students who have achieved distinguished careers. Additional lectures in the series are listed below. Refreshments will be provided.
AAMEN is supported by a Faculty-Student Association grant and the Student Life Office. For further information, please contact Ron Stewart, professor of sociology, ext. 6436.
Thursday, February 21
"Appropriate and Inappropriate Behaviors When in Contact with Law Enforcement Personnel"
Joseph Johnson Jr., Class of '91, sergeant with the Columbus, Ohio, Police Department's Bureau of Internal Affairs
Assembly Hall 1
Thursday, February 28
"Perseverance Leads to Educational Success... No Lie!"
Christopher St. Vil, Ph.D., Class of '00, adjunct professor of social work, University of the District of Columbia
Assembly Hall 2