Lecture to Explore African American Experience in The Great Outdoors

Oct 6, 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa – Jacqueline Hunter, coordinator for pre-college programs at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, will present “Black to Nature: Redefining the African American Experience in The Great Outdoors” on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6:00 p.m. in Room 146 of the Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center on the University of Dubuque campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Hunter is a passionate advocate for disadvantaged families and young people. During her lecture, Hunter will discuss outdoor education and engagement and how that intersects with African American history. She hopes people will be inspired to explore, discover, and contribute to their communities.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the UD Scholar-Leader Honors Program and UD Office of Multicultural Student Engagement.

Hunter is a veteran of the United States Army, having served as a military police officer in Saudi Arabia and Iraq during the Gulf War. She earned a bachelor of arts in sociology from Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, and a master of science in education from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.