Convocation: “Bob Moses”
- Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
- Time: 1:00 p.m.
- Location: Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall
- Page: Event Page
Bob Moses is an American educator and civil rights activist, known for his work as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee on voter education and registration in Mississippi during the Civil Rights Movement. He was a graduate of Hamilton College and completed a master's in philosophy at Harvard University. Since 1982 Moses has developed the nationwide Algebra Project in the United States. He has received a MacArthur Fellowship and other awards for this work, which emphasizes teaching algebra skills to minority students based on broad-based community organizing and collaboration with parents, teachers and students. Moses convocation lecture is entitled Mississippi Freedom Summer.
Free admission, no tickets required.