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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.
Jan Loft has been named Dean of the College of Arts, Letters and Sciences at SMSU.
Four SMSU students will present their undergraduate research at the state Capitol rotunda on Feb. 26.
A conference about emergency preparedness as it relates to unique populations will be held March 20 in the Conference Center Ballroom.