Greensboro College Will Hold Panel Discussion Feb. 8 on Mass Incarceration

February 5, 2018 1:37 pm
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – As part of its observance of Black History Month, Greensboro College presents a panel discussion on mass incarceration, 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in Lea Center in Main Building on campus.

Pizza and refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

Speakers will include Professor Deirdre Sommerlad-Rogers, professor and chair of the college’s Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, and local guest activists Deborah Brittoaliu and Tim Hopkins from the Stop Mass Incarceration National Network.

The event is presented by the college’s History Club and Social Justice Club. For more information, please contact Allison Palmadessa at 336-272-7102, ext. 5325, or email allison.palmadessa@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features an 18-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities.


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