The acting chairman for the National Endowment for the Humanities, Jon Peede, will be visiting Hinds Community College’s Utica Campus for a celebration of the legacy of founder William H. Holtzclaw.
The program is at 9 a.m. Friday Dec. 8 in the Walter Washington amphitheater on the Utica Campus.
The celebration will focus on Holtzclaw’s contributions to African American education. The historic Utica Jubilee Singers will present several selections, and there will also be presentations of research projects and an overview of humanities activities at the Utica Campus.
Peede, who grew up in Brandon and now lives in Virginia, is expected to make brief remarks.
Performance by the Jubilee Singers
Overview of Grant activities
Student research presentations
Faculty research presentations
9:45 Reception in future Holtzclaw Museum space
10:10 Campus tour for guests on Hinds bus