2014 Bill Burian University-Community Lecture Series

Eva L. Evans

Building Bridges
March 25, 2014
6 p.m. lecture, reception to follow
WMU Fetzer Center

As a national leader in education and an accomplished humanitarian, Dr. Eva L. Evans has dedicated her career to developing best practices for providing opportunities to underserved populations. In her home community of Lansing and throughout Michigan, Dr. Evans has broken barriers and accomplished many firsts, including service as the first female Deputy Superintendent of Lansing Schools and Chairperson of the Tri-County United Way. In these and other roles, she developed partnerships and implemented innovative programs that have endured over the years.

Reservations for the lecture are appreciated by clicking here or by calling (269) 387-2663. This lecture is a collaboration of the College of Health and Human Services and its Bill Burian University-Community Lecture Series, the University-Community Empowerment Center, and the WMU Academy of Lifelong Learning, a member-run organization administered by WMU's Extended University Programs. It is a continuation of A Call to Action: Poverty Reduction in Kalamazoo County, a five-week series of forums examining ways to reverse the negative impacts of poverty and its correlates on the well-being of individuals and families in our community.

Visit http://www.wmich.edu/hhs/about/lectures to learn more about the lecture series and the speaker Dr. Eva Evans.

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