Office of Public Affairs
March 13, 2003
FORMER SURGEON GENERAL JOYCELYN ELDERS TO SPEAK TUESDAY
OSWEGO -- Former U.S. Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders will discuss women's issues at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in the Hewitt Union ballroom at SUNY Oswego. There is no admission fee for her appearance, which is part of Women's Herstory Month activities at the college.
The first African-American to hold the surgeon general post, Elders is currently a distinguished professor of public health at the University of Arkansas, as well as an author and speaker.
She remains active in civic affairs and has collected such honors as the National Governors' Association Distinguished Service Award, the American Medical Association's Dr. Nathan Davis Award, and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women's Candace Award for Health Science. She has also received multiple honorary doctoral degrees.
Oswego's Student Association Program Board is hosting Elders' visit with assistance from the college's Office of Residence Life and Housing and LifeStyles Center.
For more information, call SAPB at 312-2953.
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