posted February 18, 2008

“Women of Color Celebration Dinner” Is March 5

 Testimonials by outstanding senior students reflecting on their experiences at Hope College will be featured during the annual "Hope College Women of Color Celebration Dinner" on Wednesday, March 5, at 5 p.m. in the Maas Center auditorium.

The event's theme is "Women of Color: Portraits of Courage." The students scheduled to speak are seniors Natalie Grand of Canton; Erika Howell of Martinsville, Va.; Beula Pandian of Safat, Kuwait; and Rosemarie Villarreal of Saginaw.

Tickets are $7 for the general public, $5 for members of the college's faculty and staff, and $2 for Hope students, and are available through the office of multicultural education at Hope. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., the office is located on the first floor of the MarthaMillerCenter for Global Communication, and can be e-mailed at ome@hope.edu or called at (616) 395-7867.

The Maas Center is located at 264 Columbia Ave., on Columbia at 11th Street. The Martha Miller Center for Global Communication is located at 257 Columbia Ave., at the corner of Columbia Avenue and 10th Street.