University To Participate in Real Men Cook for Charity
Event on Fathers Day, June 20 at Adams Mark Hotel in
President Ivory V. Nelson, Ph.D., and Independence Blue Cross Senior
Medical Director to preview event with discussion on health behaviors
of African-American males on June 13th radio show.
PA Lincoln University, PA--- Lincoln University, celebrating its
150th anniversary as the nations first Historically Black
University, will participate in the 15th annual Real Men
Cook for Charity event on Fathers Day, June 20 from
3 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Adams Mark Hotel, City Avenue and Monument
Road in Philadelphia.
Real Men Cook for Charity team will include University
President Ivory V. Nelson, Ph.D., Dr. William B. Bynum, Jr., Lincolns
Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management; and
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). The event will occur in the hotels main ballroom.
In addition, Lincolns OMMH will conduct blood pressure and
diabetes screenings in the hotels auditorium. The Universitys
Office of Admissions will also staff a booth to distribute academic
and program information to potential students.
to the upcoming Philadelphia Real Men Cook for Charity
event, President Nelson and Dr. Vincent Pearson, M.D., senior
medical director for Independence Blue Cross, and 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. The radio program is hosted by E. Stephen
Collins. Lincoln is one of five HBCUs 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 participate 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. Advance
tickets to Philadelphias Real Men Are Cooking
event are $20 ($25 at the door) for adults and $10 for children
12 years old and under. Tickets are now on sale at all Ticketmaster
outlets, the Adams Mark Hotel, October Gallery, Perfect
Touch Graphics and Framing and the Blue Horizon. For more information
on Real Men Are Cooking, log onto www.realmencook.com
1854, Lincoln University combines the best elements of a liberal
arts and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum and selected
graduate programs to meet the needs of students living in a highly
technological and global society. For more information on Lincoln
University, please visit us on the Web at www.lincoln.edu.