January 24, 2019

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation 2019

As part of MLK Convocation Week, the entire PC community is invited to the second annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. PC is thrilled to welcome Rev.  Nontombi Naomi  Tutu, the third child of Archbishop Desmond and Nomalizo Leah Tutu, as our keynote convocation speaker.  Rev. Tutu is a nationally and internationally known human rights activist, development consultant, educator, and Episcopal priest.

This event also features the presentation of the MLK Vision Award.

Providence College is honored to present its second MLK Vision Award to Jillian Rose ’04. Rose, who majored in social work and health policy and management at PC, is the director of community engagement, diversity, and research at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. In 2018, she received the Distinguished Educator Award from the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals for her work understanding healthcare disparities and training health professionals to address them. Rose, who has master’s degrees in public health and social work, is a doctoral candidate in health education at Columbia University.

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