UW-Green Bay, St. Norbert, host Kwanzaa Celebration

‘Kuumba: Creativity’ features dinner, speakers and African dancing, Dec. 3

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, in partnership with St. Norbert College, will host its annual community Kwanzaa Celebration, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union, on the UW-Green Bay campus.

The event theme is “Kuumba: Creativity.” According to organizers, this sixth Kwanzaa principle means “to do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.”

The celebration will feature African dancing with Nefertari Dance Company and dinner. Kimberly Barrett, Lawrence University’s vice president for diversity and inclusion and associate dean of the faculty, is the keynote speaker. She brings more than 25 years of experience working with faculty, students, governing boards, community members and others to promote learning, student development, social justice and diversity. She is a seasoned practitioner in promoting diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion and community engagement.

The event is free and open to the public. Any additional questions can be emailed to UW-Green Bay at lom@uwgb.edu.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,700 students. The University transforms lives and communities through exceptional and award-winning teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, and a problem-solving approach to education. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.


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