LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - In celebration of Black History Month, Lock Haven University will host nationally recognized motivational speaker Marvin Worthy on Wednesday, February 16 at 7 p.m. The presentation will be held in the Greenburg Auditorium of the Health Professions Building. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
Worthy is the President and CEO of Worthy Consulting and is a noted diversity educator and trainer. Worthy has been speaking at college campuses for more than 20 years, helping to build inclusive educational and workplace communities with culturally competent students and staff. Interacting with thousands of participants per year, Worthy has made it his mission to motivate his audiences to include not exclude, to accept not reject, and to act not ignore.
“Acceptance is a little thing that makes a big difference,” he says. Worthy is the recipient of the Shippensburg University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March for Humanity Award and Outstanding Effort Award, the University of Delaware Richard A. Wilson Outstanding Service Award, the Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education Appreciation and Outstanding Service Award, and the YMCA Community Development Award.
“Marvin Worthy is a talented and dynamic speaker who makes us more aware of the value of diversity in our lives and communities,” said Kenneth Hall, Director of Human and Cultural Diversity. “I believe our community will be truly inspired by his presentation.”
For further information contact Kenneth Hall at 570-484-2598 or email@example.com