posted February 13, 2009

“Women of Color Celebration Dinner” Is March 4

Testimonials by outstanding senior students reflecting on their experiences at Hope College will be featured during the 12th annual "Hope College Women of Color Celebration Dinner" on Wednesday, March 4, at 5 p.m. in the Maas Center auditorium.

The students scheduled to speak are seniors Sarah Brower of Montague, Leticia Parker of Holland, Barbra Rubio of Holland and Carmen Ruffino of Holland.  Also included in the evening celebration will be a senior recognition for all graduating students of color.

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 Martha Miller Center 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 Avenue at 11th Street.  The Martha Miller Center for Global Communication is located at 257 Columbia Ave., on Columbia Avenue at 10th Street.