The Gracie Awards:
Here's a picture of Ms. Crowley at the 29th Annual Gracie Awards.
Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC will be featured in CNN's upcoming series "Black In America 2," which examines African American life. Anchor Don Lemon will moderate a town hall forum today. The event is open only to current students and faculty.
Wonder Women and Women to Watch luncheon on March 10 in New York City is being hosted by Campbell Brown. The luncheon, co-sponsored by Multichannel News and the New York chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications will be held at the New York Hilton.
John Roberts:John Roberts will be the commencement speaker at the University of Colorado, Boulder May 8th. He'll also speak at their journalism school commencement the day before. Roberts' son graduated form the U of C last year.
David Gergen will deliver the inaugural commencement address for Elon law school’s first graduates. Commencement is scheduled for 3 p.m. May 24 at Carolina Theatre in downtown Greensboro. Elon will also present Gergen with an honorary doctorate at the ceremonies.
Better Late Than Never:
Larry King visited the Hillel School in Tampa on Friday, Feb. 20th as part of his duties as head of the Larry King Foundation. Students at the school had raised $10,000 to help patient "Ace" Douchet pay for his heart bypass surgery.
Ali Velshi was on The View on Tuesday, February 24th.
On Friday February 20th the 10th Annual Minority Business Summit was held. The 'Women of Influence' Breakfast featuring Soledad O’Brien was held at the new Baltimore Hilton. CNN's Roland Martin was also in attendance.
And on Monday, February 23rd at Midwestern State University’s Akin Auditorium in Wichita Falls, Texas. Her appearance, entitled “An Evening With Soledad O’Brien: Her Life Stories,” was part of MSU’s Artist-Lecture Series.
Thanks to Julie as always for all the research. ~Phebe