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Graduate School of Education and Counseling Commencement
Anderson J. Franklin, an educator in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, will offer the 2010 commencement address. Franklin is the David S. Nelson Professor of Psychology and Education and the director of the Nelson Chair Roundtable on Networking Community. He has published and presented widely on psychological well-being, resilience and health of African Americans, and the impact of stereotypes and invisibility upon African American males and females. He is an expert in psychotherapy and counseling interventions with adolescent and adult men and families, with a specialty on men of African descent. His current work has an emphasis on transforming public education systems through a focus on after-school programs. He is intimately familiar with the culture and context of Oregon, as he completed his doctoral work at the University of Oregon.
Commencement Speaker Anderson J. Franklin will also be offering a free workshop for community members to discuss how families, schools, and communities can work together using the “wrap around” model to improve children’s well-being through after school programs.
When: June 6, 10 a.m.
Where: Pamplin Sports Center
Contact: For more information, contact the Graduate Registrar’s Office, 503-768-6030