Monday, January 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm
Keynote address by Alex Johnson speaking on
“”The Impact of Martin Luther King’s Legacy on Self Fulfillment ”
Dr. Alex Johnson will deliver the keynote address entitled, “The Impact of Martin Luther King’s Legacy on Self Fulfillment” as part of Montefiore’s annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm in Montefiore’s Maltz Auditorium (One David N. Myers Parkway, Beachwood, OH).
As president of Cuyahoga Community College, Dr. Alex Johnson focuses on strengthening the college’s 50-year mission of providing high-quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services. Since becoming president in July 2013, he has promoted access, equity, success and completion for the nearly 60,000 credit and non-credit students who attend Tri-C’s four campuses and other locations throughout Cleveland suburbs.
Dr. Johnson currently serves locally on the boards of the United Way of Greater Cleveland, Hospice of the Western Reserve, Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE), Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, IdeaStream, Playhouse Square, MAGNET, and the Greater Cleveland Partnership.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including The Frank G. Jackson Visionary Award, Pittsburgh Business Times CEO of the Year, and the Simon Green Atkins Distinguished Alumnus Award from Winston-Salem State University.
In addition to Dr. Johnson’s presentation, there will be special musical performances by members of Bedford High School’s Madrigal Singers under the direction of Gary Kaplan and by Montefiore’s Keynote Staff Choir.
Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Rabbi Joel Chazin at 216. 910-2522.
This event is made possible by the generous support of
The Malcolm and Helene Zucker Endowment Fund of The Montefiore Foundation.