Convocation: “Bob Moses”

  • Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall
  • Page: Event Page

Bob Moses1Bob 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.

Additional Details:

  • Sponsor: Sponsored by the Kazue Fukuda Hawkins Fund
  • Event Contact: Keith Cozart
  • Organization: Office of Events and Opertations
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  • Contact Phone: 765-983-1373
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