Rev. Jesse Jackson to keynote 30th Communication Week

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson will keynote the 30th annual Communication Week April 27-May 1 on the Athens campus. Jackson's speech will take place at 7 p.m. April 27 in Grover Center.

Rev. Jesse Jackson
Jackson's presentation, which is free and open to the public, will center on the theme of Communication Week, "Communication and Democracy." Jackson, a two-time candidate for president, is founder and president of the National Rainbow Coalition. The coalition describes itself as a "national social justice organization devoted to empo werment, education and mobilization."

As in past years, each of the College of Communication's five schools will sponsor a day of activities during Communication Week. The lineup includes the School of Visual Communication, April 27; School of Communication Systems Management, April 28; School of Telecommunications and Telecommunications Center, April 29; E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, April 30; and School of Interpersonal Communication, May 1.

For more information, contact Dean Schnur r at (740) 593-0030 or schnurr@ohiou.edu.


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