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02-26-2003

Historian And Author Carl Bernard Mack To Speak At Clarkson On African-american Heritage

Noted historian, author and engineer Carl Bernard Mack will speak on African-American history and heritage at Clarkson University on Saturday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m. The lecture will take place in the Barben Rooms of Clarkson's Cheel Campus Center and is open to the public.

Mack, who has been featured on television and radio and in newspapers nationwide, will deliver a message about the power and beauty of a heritage and history rarely told in such an informative and inspirational manner.

Mack is the president of the Seattle branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He works as an engineer with METRO-King County and coordinates the county's Minority Engineering Internship Program. He volunteers his time teaching children, traveling to prisons and speaking at companies and universities about black history, and is the recipient of numerous wards for his community involvement and humanitarian efforts. Mack is also the creator of daily perpetual black history calendars, "Black Heritage Day I, II, and III."

Mack is one of Clarkson University's Black History Month guest speakers and his appearance coincides with National Engineers Week.

The event is funded by Procter & Gamble Company and is sponsored by the Clarkson chapters of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society, the National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the Society of Professional Women and the Society of Women Engineers.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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