Red Rocks Community College News Release


More info: Kim Rein
303.914.6260

kim.rein@rrcc.edu

www.rrcc.edu
January 24, 2011

RRCC TO HONOR DIVERSITY AND HUMANITY AT ANNUAL CELEBRATION

 

LAKEWOOD, CO – Red Rocks Community College invites the community to participate in a Celebration of Humanity on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 in the Community Room #0650 at the college’s Lakewood campus, 13300 W. 6th Ave., from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Celebration of Humanity recognizes the lives of leaders who have made a positive impact on humanity, particularly remembering the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and encourages each of us to continue his courageous efforts.

The free public event will include lunch, presentation of an RRCC scholarship, awards, and feature keynote speaker Adriana P. Nieto, PhD. Nieto is an assistant professor of Chicana/Chicano Studies at Metropolitan State College of Denver. She holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico, and a PhD in Religious and Theological Studies from the Joint PhD Program at the University of Denver and the Iliff School of Theology with concentrations in Religion & Social Change, and Theology, Philosophy, and Cultural Theory.

All members of the community are invited.  If interested in attending, please RSVP by February 5 to Gina Jimenez at 303-914-6030 or gina.jimenez@rrcc.edu. Celebration of Humanity is organized by the RRCC Diversity Council.

Persons requesting accommodations for disabilities should contact the Office of Special Services at least 72 hours prior to this event by calling 303-914-6733. Click here for .pdf.

About Red Rocks Community College
Since 1969, Red Rocks Community College has delivered quality education to students of all ages and backgrounds. RRCC offers more than 300 degree and certificate programs and serves over 14,000 students per year at campus locations in Lakewood and Arvada.

 

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