June 9, 2004
Participates in Real Men Cook for Charity Event on
Fathers Day, June 20 at Adams Mark Hotel in Philadelphia
President Ivory V. Nelson will preview the event and discuss
the health behaviors of African-American males on a June 13th
radio show, WPHI 103.9 F.M.
University, PA Lincoln University will participate in
the 15th annual Real Men Cook for Charity event on
Fathers Day, June 20, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the main
ballroom of the Adams Mark Hotel, on City Avenue and Monument
Road, in Philadelphia.
Real Men Cook for Charity team will consist of Vice
President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Dr. William
B. Bynum, Jr., and the Universitys Office of Minority Male
Health (OMMH). The team will sponsor Lincoln alumnus Stefan Jordan,
class of 1985. Jordan will prepare health-conscious recipe of
Last Man Gumbo (Seafood Gumbo). In addition, Lincolns
Office of Minority Male Health will conduct blood pressure and
diabetes screenings in the hotels auditorium. The Universitys
Office of Admissions will also staff a booth to distribute enrollment
information to potential students.
As a preview
to the upcoming Philadelphia Real Men Cook for Charity
event, President Ivory V. Nelson, Ph.D., and Dr. Vincent Pearson,
senior medical director for Independence Blue Cross, and a 1972
Lincoln graduate, will discuss the health behaviors that place
African-American males at risk on the WPHI 103.9 F.M. (The Beat)
Sunday news magazine show on June 13 at 8 a.m. Dr. Pearson is
a member of OMMH's Advisory Board. The radio program is hosted
by newsman E. Stephen Collins, who is a member of Lincoln's ACT
101/TIME program's Advisory Board.
one of five Historically Black Colleges and Universities that
received part of a $1 million grant last year from the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services/Office of Minority Health to address
health awareness, prevention and education in chronic diseases
relative to minority males.
is one of 11 major cities across the country, including Los Angeles,
New York and Atlanta that annually participates in Real
Men Cook for Charity. The event honors fathers and the positive
accomplishments of men in the community on Fathers Day.
In addition to Lincoln, Philadelphias Real Men Are
Cooking event sponsors include NBC 10, the Adams Mark
Hotel, 103.9 FM (The Beat), The Philadelphia Tribune, Communities
in Schools of Philadelphia (CISP), Males Achieving Responsibility
Successfully and Careers Through the Culinary Arts. For more information
on Real Men Cook,, log onto www.realmencook.com.