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  • April 23, 2014

    Brown Bag Series: “In search of the Mary McLeod Bethune in all of us”

    Brown Bag Series:”In search of the Mary McLeod Bethune in all of us: Why Mary McLeod Bethune’s life is a model for all South Carolinians,” Gloria Bromell Tinubu, PhD, Applied Economist, Avery Research Center, Friday, April 25, 2014, 12-1:15 pm. Using Mary McLeod Bethune’s Last Will and Testament as the primary source, Dr. Bromell Tinubu will discuss Mrs. Bethune’s legacy and what it has meant to her personally, and to her generation, as well as what it means to future generations. Dr. Bromell Tinubu is the first African American woman to earn a MS in Agricultural Economics from Clemson University, and the first African American to earn a PhD in Applied Economics from Clemson University. She is former tenured professor and chair of the Department of Economics at Spelman College and former teaching associate in the College of Business Administration at Coastal Carolina University. She is currently the Democratic Nominee for South Carolina’s 7th congressional district. For more information about this presentation, please see: http://www.cookman.edu/about_BCU/history/lastwill_testament.html.

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