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UU Hosts Black History Month Lecture

Urbana, OH (February 14, 2017)

As part of the Urbana University Black History Month celebration, Olivia Montgomery, Campus Advocate, will address students and community members on Wednesday, February 15 from 12pm – 1pm.  This presentation will take place in the Swedenborg Memorial Library on campus and is titled African American Women and their Unique Celebrations and Challenges throughout History. Montgomery is expected to elaborate on the rich legacy of African American females.

Olivia Montgomery is a Campus Victim Advocate with Project Woman at Central State and Clark State Universities.  A graduate of Ohio University with a degree in Sociology and Criminology, Olivia is sharing this information with several universities during Black History Month.  In addition, she is the Chair of the NAACP Young Adults Committee and works with other community groups to promote intersectional activism.

About Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

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