Centre launches Black History Month with William Parker
DANVILLE, KY -- Centre College will launch Black History Month with a public address Tuesday, Feb. 1, by William C. Parker, a noted black Kentuckian. Parker will speak at 7 p.m. in Young Hall Room 101 on the topic, "Understanding Diversity and Why We Need to Get Along."
The public is invited to attend at no cost.
Parker, who resides in Lexington, is president of Parker & Parker Associates, a human resources consulting firm. He is former vice chancellor for minority affairs at the University of Kentucky and is the author of numerous articles on human behavior, prejudice reduction, mentoring, motivation and effective leadership.
A native of Illinois, Parker earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Illinois State University. He completed a doctorate in psychology at Columbia Pacific University and has done post-graduate work at Case-Western Reserve, Princeton, Rutgers and the University of Ghana.
Parker is listed in Who's Who in Black America, and he has received numerous awards.
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