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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.
Kris Cleveland is helping the region become healtheir through her work with Healthy56258.
Commencement exercises at SMSU will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 7.
Mark Fokken is the recipient of the Cathy Cowan Award and will be honored at Commencement on May 7.
Jefferson Lee IV has been selected as the Southwest Minnesota State University nominee for the Professional Excellence Award for Administrative Service Faculty.