Among the Penn State Harrisburg representatives
at the Pennsylvania National Association of
Multicultural Educators Conference were,
left to right, Tarren Cummings, Zakia Haughton,
Dr. Kimetta Hairston, and Kayla Pollard.
A presentation created by Penn State Harrisburg’s Black Student Union (BSU) was a featured ingredient in the Pennsylvania National Association of Multicultural Educators annual conference March 26 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
President Tarren Cummings, New York City, vice president Benjamin Gray, Laurel, Md., and members Marcellus Taylor, Philadelphia, Zakia Haughton, Harrisburg, and Kayla Pollard, Philadelphia, presented “What is Black?” Assistant Professor of Education Kimetta Hairston, the organization’s adviser, accompanied the students.
Hairston says, “Throughout the conference, our students attended workshops and Tarren Cummings participated in the student panel discussion. Hairston, the president of the association, adds, “I am overwhelmed by the excitement, dedication, professionalism, and sincerity of the BSU students. Their presentation was on point and prepared.”
The BSU will receive the 2010 African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Pennsylvania Youth Achievement Award at the organization’s 18th annual awards celebration May 28 at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg.