Edison plans Black History Month program

Staff report

PIQUA — The Diversity Committee at Edison State Community College is celebrating Black History Month with an event that focuses on civility.

The free program will be Feb. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Robinson Theater of the Piqua campus.

The event will begin with a social hour and will include African dance performances, music, poetry readings, trivia and a keynote address by the Rev. Dr. Gene Moore Jr. titled, “Civility: Where Has the American Dream Gone?”

A speaker admired for his commitment to the success of today’s youth, Moore aims to inspire audiences. In his lifetime, Moore has served in several capacities that support his mission, including youth pastor, young scholars program adviser, career manager, academic adviser, and instructor. Moore is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. and has served in key leadership roles and projects dedicated to community service.

With a tireless passion for continuing education and growth in the church, Moore currently serves as the associate dean of University College of Central State University and as pastor of New Life Baptist Church.


Staff report