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UD Honors Program Hosts Wes Moore

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:00pm

Mitchell Hall Mitchell Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA

Join New York Times best-selling author and youth advocate Wes Moore as he explains that embracing your own personal responsibility and holding yourself accountable for your choices is a quality that makes great transformational leaders.

Raised in a single-parent household, this Baltimore native overcame early struggles to become a Rhodes Scholar, military veteran, and White House fellow. His book The Other Wes Moore compares his story to a man who shares his name, but meets a very different fate.

Following the event, please join us for a book signing in the Gore rotunda.

Sponsored by the Honors Program with support from the Center for Black Culture and the President’s Diversity Initiative.

Follow Wes on Twitter: wesmoore1 and Facebook: facebook.com/TheOtherWesMoore. For more information on Wes Moore please visit www.apbspeakers.com.

Join the conversation: #helpDE

Parking: Parking is available in both the Trabant and Visitors Center lots. For a detailed map and other parking options, visit: www.udel.edu/transportation/parking/centralcampus.html.

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Lectures and Programs, Lectures & Programs, Equity & Inclusion

Departments

Office of Equity and Inclusion, President Diversity Initiative, Univ Honors Program

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#wes_moore_9460

Contact Email

honorsprogram@udel.edu

Contact Name

Honors Program

Contact Phone

302-831-1195

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Joanne Sampson

Joanne Sampson left a positive review 2/20/2013

Wes Moore is as eloquent a speaker as he is a writer. He captured the audience's attention from the outset, moved us with accounts from his own life and the other Wes' life, and inspired us all to become better people.

People Going32

William Kashdan Joanne Sampson Morgan Franklin Katharine Carter Kerrane Laura Paige Snyder
Brooke Sophia KayTea Libs Maggie Stohler Jess Applebaum Jeffrey Chase

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