Nero to speak during Black History Month for Northwestern's Heritage Lecture Series

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Nero to speak during Black History Month for Northwestern's Heritage Lecture Series

February 9, 2016

 Heritage Series

As part of Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Heritage Lecture Series, in celebration of Black History Month, Dr. Donnie Lee Nero will share his topic, “Walk A Mile ‘N’ My Shoes.”

Nero’s lecture will take place on the Northwestern Enid Campus, room 218, at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 15. Those interested in attending will be able to watch him via ITV on the Alva campus in Carter Hall, room 107; Woodward 114 and Ponca City, room 221. This event is free and open to the public.

Nero’s presentation will take the audience through a journey of his life reflecting on the events, individuals and experiences that molded him into the person he is today. He invites all to come and “walk a mile ‘N’ his shoes.

Nero has many accomplishments over the course of his lifetime. Previously, he served as president at Connors State College in Warner for 11 years. Currently, Nero is the president of Oklahoma African American Educators Hall of Fame, Inc.; chairman of the Board of Office of Juvenile Affairs; and board member of CREOKS, Inc.

He and his wife, Shirley Ann, have dedicated their lives to educating others and now retired, they reside in Clearview.

For more information please contact Tiffany George in Student Services at (580) 327-8414 or email at tdgeorge@nwosu.edu.

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