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MLK event – College Athletics: Minority Participation, Marketing Symbols and NCAA Governance
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 1:30pm

WHAT: Forum: College Athletics: Minority Participation, Marketing Symbols and NCAA Governance

WHEN: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Multicultural Center (MCC | SMSU 228)

The forum's focus will be the socio-economics of modern college sports, its impact on race and community relations, the symbolism of marketing instruments and the engagement of respective student bodies. Professors Thabiti Lewis of Washington State University (Vancouver) and Cornel Pewewardy of Portland State will lead the forum and field questions. Similar issues in professional sports will also be discussed.

This event is free to the public.

To see the complete week of events go to: http://www.pdx.edu/mcc/living-legacy-mlk-tribute.

For more information on this event, please contact the MCC at 503-725-5342 or multicul@pdx.edu.