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Dakota Wesleyan University Professor to Premier Film at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center
The SCHF is pleased to welcome Dr. Donald Simmons, associate professor of leadership and public service at Dakota Wesleyan University as he premiers the film documentary, “Hungry for Green: Feeding the World Sustainably,” on January 4, 2010.
“Hungry for Green: Feeding the World Sustainably”
Dr. Donald Simmons joined the Dakota Wesleyan University faculty in 2006 as the first full-time director of the McGovern Center and the founding chair of the DWU Department of Leadership and Public Service. He now serves as the Dean of the College of Leadership and Public Service and Graduate Studies. A native of Mississippi, Simmons received his Ph.D. in history and international studies from the University of Denver. Most of his research has focused on the displacement of peoples throughout history, primarily as a result of wars and conflict. He has published numerous books and journal articles and appeared as a guest on many national television and radio programs. His publications include “Latin America and the Caribbean in Transition”, which he co-edited; “Confederate Settlements in British Honduras”; the introductory chapter of “George McGovern: A Political Life, A Political Legacy”; and the college textbook “Leadership and Service: An Introduction”
For more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email email@example.com.
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The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, a non-profit organization, maintains the Southern Cultural Heritage Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Center is a Mississippi Landmark property and is list on the National Register of Historic Places. It is formerly the St. Francis Xavier Convent and Academy and is one of the most architecturally and historically significant city blocks in downtown. The Foundation is committed to preserving the history and architecture of the Cultural Center, while offering cultural, artistic and educational programs for the community.