October 3, 2007
07-144

Jennifer Tanner
Communications Specialist

VSU Celebrates Peacekeepers

VALDOSTA - The Department of Modern and Classical Languages along with Soka Gakkai International-USA, is celebrating the lives of three world peacekeepers, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Daisaku Ikeda, until Thursday, Oct. 4. The event features a special exhibit, open forum and lawn concert.

The exhibit, titled “A Legacy of Building Peace,” is open to the public from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., through Thursday, Oct. 4, in Odum Library. An open discussion will be held from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the Odum Library Theatre, hosted by Dr. Theresa Thompson, Dr. Marc G. Pufong and Dr. Ericka H. Parra. The celebration will wrap up with the Concert for World Peace, from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, featuring the progressive rock group “Mia Medusa.”

For more information, call Dr. Ericka Parra, Spanish Instructor, at (229) 333-5948.