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October 9 multicampus digital learning event to focus on social justice

ISSUED: 3 October 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University will host a multicampus digital learning and social justice project on Wednesday, October 9, from 5:30-8:15 p.m. in White Hall’s Jefferson Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.

Shepherd’s Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Criminal Justice and the Women and Gender Studies Board are partnering with Georgia College’s Africana Studies and College of Education and two universities in Brazil to host the Breaking Resistance Social Justice Documentary Project. Participants will view Katie Couric’s 90-minute award-winning film, “Gender Revolution.” Alan Gibson, founding partner and chair of in Shepherdstown, will use the user-friendly video chat platform to record the dialogue on all campuses.

For more information, contact Dr. Chiquita Howard-Bostic, chair of the Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Criminal Justice, at or 304-876-5241.

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