Monday, March 12, 2003
Judge Mathis Brings Message Of Achievement and Inspiration
to Lincoln University On March 14 During Lecture and Book-Signing
at the Universitys Manuel Rivero Hall,
Honorable Greg Mathis
The Honorable Greg Mathis from the popular syndicated
television program, The Judge Mathis Show.
Lecture featuring Judge Mathis. Talk will focus on his
gang- to-gavel rise to a Detroit District
Judge. Book-signing for his
recently released book, Inner City Miracle, following
Friday, March 14, 2003, 7 p.m.
On the campus of Lincoln University at Manuel Rivero Hall
The Honorable Greg Mathis will discuss what it takes for
todays students to be successful and why it is important
to stay inspired and not allow lifes obstacles deter
them from achieving their goals. His inspirational story
of a young man who rose from delinquent to one of the
nations most influential personalities is chronicled
in his autobiography, Inner City Miracle, which was released
in October 2002 by One World Books, a subsidiary of Random
House. The book will be available at a reduced rate during
a book-signing following the lecture. Admission is
free to Lincoln University students, faculty and staff.
Admission is $3.00 for non-Lincoln students and $5 for
the general public. For more program information, please
call (484) 365-8000, ext. 3227.
University, the nations first historically black
university, is celebrating its sesquicentennial, or 150th
anniversary, between April 2003 and May 2004. The University
is nationally recognized as a major producer of African
Americans with undergraduate degrees in the physical sciences
(biology, chemistry and physics) as well as computer sciences.
University also has the distinction of having two of its
alumni, famed poet Langston Hughes 29 and
Thurgood Marshall, the first black U.S. Supreme
Court Justice 30, honored by the U.S. Postal Service
with commemorative stamps.
more information on Lincoln University, please visit our
web site at www.lincoln.edu.