United Way of York County to host author Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski

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The United Way of York County will host educator, author and speaker Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III, president of The University of Maryland Baltimore County, for a talk on higher education Aug. 28.

The event, to begin at 6 p.m., will be held at The Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at Penn State York.

Hrabowski was recently named by President Obama to chair the newly created President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. In 2009, TIME magazine named him one of America’s 10 Best College Presidents, and one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2012.

Questions from the audience will be welcomed after the talk. The event, which signals the beginning of the 2013 United Way Campaign kickoff in York County, is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.

Reserve tickets by emailing uwyc@unitedway-york.org or calling 717-843-0957 during business hours.

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