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***THE LECTURE FOR ERNEST MORRELL (originally on Oct. 13) HAS BEEN POSTPONED until NOV. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Nazareth College Arts Center, Room A14.**
Urban Education is at the forefront of discussion at Nazareth College as the School of Education hosts a discussion with Ernest Morrell, director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) at Teachers College Columbia University, on November 10, at 6 p.m.. This free event will be held in the Nazareth College Arts Center Room A14 on Nazareth’s campus, 4245 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14618. For more information, please contact Brian Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Morrell is a professor of English education and director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is also the Vice President of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Previously, Morrell was on the faculty in the Urban Schooling Division of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
Morrell’s list of literary achievements is extensive, ranging from authoring several poems, plays, novels, and academic books to writing articles, reviews, and encyclopedia entries. He received his bachelor’s in English at the University of California at Santa Barbara, and earned his doctorate in language, literacy, and culture at Berkeley. Sponsors for this event include: Nazareth College’s School of Education, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Alice Foley Fund and the Faculty Lecture, Film, and Associates Committee, along with Frontier Center for Urban Education and Teacher Opportunity Corps Program.
Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.