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The Power of Believing in Yourself: Reflections of a Rocket Scientist

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE

Come join BSAC as we celebrates 30 plus years as the “Home Away from Home”

for all students of African Descent through a story line event with Dr. Renee Horton who has excelled in her career despite going through many obstacles in her journey. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Material Science with a concentration in Physics from the University of Alabama as the first African American to receive this degree.  Dr. Horton serves as a NASA Space Launch System (SLS) Quality Engineer at Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans. Throughout her academic career, Dr. Horton, has received numerous accolade and awards including the Black Engineer of the Year Trailblazer Award in 2011.  Dr. Horton will be sharing her story of success, challenges and future aspirations to our students to encourage them in their educational journey. Join us for an evening of empowerment while celebrating BSAC’s many years supporting black student success!

 

Speaker: Dr. Renee Horton

Moderator: Dr. Barb Hamilton-Hinch

Entertainment: Eriana Willis-Smith, Lyris Daye and more!

Refreshments will be served

 

Contact Information:

Oluronke Taiwo
(902) 494-2210
taiwooa@dal.ca

Monique Thomas
(902) 494-6772
monique.thomas@dal.ca

Details

Date:
February 3
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
FREE

Organizer

Dalhousie Black Student Advising Centre

Venue

Dalhousie McInnis Room, Student Union Building 6136 University Avenue Halifax NS
6136 University Avenue
Halifax, B3H 4R2
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Phone:
902-494-2210
Website:
dal.ca/bsac

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