FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 10, 2003
CONTACT: Faith Jackson
Office of University Relations
Rev. William D. Watley
to Present Lecture at Kean University
UNION, N.J. Kean University will hold its annual luncheon commemorating
the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday, January 21. This
years guest speaker, Rev. William D. Watley, Ph.D, CEO and secretary
of the New Jersey Commerce & Economic Growth Commission, will deliver
a lecture on Kings legacy. Watley is also senior pastor of the St.
James African Methodist Episcopal Church in Newark, N.J. and author of
Roots of Resistance: The Nonviolent Ethic of Martin Luther King, Jr.
All are welcome to attend this event, which will take place at Keans
University Center in Room 228. Lunch will be served from 12:30 p.m. to
1:50 p.m., and Watley is scheduled to speak from 2 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. The
celebration is sponsored by the Office of Africana Studies, Pan African
Student Union, and Office of Student Life and Leadership Development.
The Student Organization of Kean University, Inc. also provided partial
funding. Please call Alfred Brown in the Office of Africana Studies at
(908) 737-3918 for further information. Kean University is located at
1000 Morris Avenue in Union, N.J.