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Nigerian Professor to Discuss Education, Women’s Roles in Nigeria

by Penn State Berks

Nigerian Professor to Discuss Education, Women’s Roles in Nigeria

Penn State Berks will welcome Dr. Ijeoma Ibeku, a Nigerian university lecturer, to campus for two presentations on April 11. Both presentations are free and open to the public.

Ibeku will present on the topic of “Education and Family in Nigeria” at 12:15 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium as a part of the Global Studies Forum hosted by the college’s Global Studies degree program. Then at 6 p.m. Ibeku’s presentation will focus on the topic of “Changing Women’s Roles in Nigeria,” and it will be held in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. This presentation is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and International Programs.

Ibeku earned her Ph.D. in English from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, and teaches at Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Penn State Berks reserves the right to limit the photography and/or recording of any program. The permitted or prohibited activities during a particular program will be announced at the beginning of the event and/or included in the printed program. All media requesting interviews and/or access to photograph and/or tape any program must contact the Office of Strategic Communications at 610-396-6054.

For more information, contact Dr. Thomas Lynn, associate professor of English, at [email protected].