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A program commemorating the 50-year anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28 in Charter Hall 217 on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University.
The program is entitled: “Remembering President Kennedy, 50 Years: Reflections on John F. Kennedy and Civil Rights.”
Leading the program will be John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind., and Leslie Burl McLemore, professor emeritus of Political Science at Jackson State University, Jackson, Miss.
The event is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, History Club, Campus Greens, the History Program and the Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee.
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The Exercise Science degree at SMSU will be delivered on the campus of Normandale Community College beginning in the fall semester 2015.
The new Museum of Indigenous Americans will open April 27 at SMSU.