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Camden native speaks at Distinguished Laureate event
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Camden native speaks at Distinguished Laureate event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame’s 2011 Distinguished Laureate Series Events are re-scheduled for Feb. 24 - 25.

These two events are great networking opportunities and can be used to promote academic scholarship and engagement outside of the classroom. Feel free to invite friends, colleagues, and students. But, please remember to RSVP. Space is limited.

The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame (ABHOF), Clinton Presidential Center, and the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center have partnered to host the 2011 Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Distinguished Laureate Series featuring noted scientist and researcher Dr. James E. K. Hildreth.

Dr. Hildreth was born and raised in Camden, Arkansas. He graduated valedictorian from Camden High School in 1975 and began studies at Harvard University that fall. He was the first African American Rhodes Scholar from Arkansas in 1978 and graduated from Harvard magna cum laude in chemistry in 1979. Dr. Hildreth attended Oxford University in England, and graduated with a Ph.D. in Immunology in 1982. He earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore in 1987. He is also the Director of the Center for AIDS Health Disparities Research. Dr. Hildreth began research on HIV and AIDS in 1986.

The first event will be Thursday, Feb. 24 at 10 am. at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center. Call 501.658.3593 to RSVP.

The second event is Friday,  Feb. 25 at 6 pm at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center. Call 501.748.0425 to RSVP.

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