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CSU-Pueblo recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day

Release Date: April 19, 2017

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo

719-549-2810

Colorado State University - Pueblo recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day

PUEBLO –Colorado State University-Pueblo will sponsor a day of activities, including a memorial service, personal testimony, lectures, and a display on Monday, April 24 in recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day. Throughout the day, an educational display about the Holocaust will featured in the Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC), and PRIZM members will distribute identification cards. All events are open to the public at no charge and will be held in the LARC Auditorium 109 unless otherwise noted.

Morning events begin at 10:15 a.m. with a personal testimony by community member Helena Atlas-Acuna.  From 11:30-2 p.m., Social Work Department Chair Carol Langer will lead a movie/discussion of The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler part of Savra Frounfelker's social work class with assistance from Associate Math Professor Jonathan Poritz in General Classroom Building 213.    

A discussion by Associate Psychology Professor Krista Bridgmon regarding post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the Holocaust will follow from 2:15-3:15 p.m. in LARC 109.

A memorial service led by Rabbi Birdie Becker will conclude the day’s events beginning at 4 p.m. featuring a musical performance by CSU-Pueblo music students under the direction of Music Department Chair Dr. David Volk.

For more information, contact Pam Richmond, associate professor of social work, at pam.richmond@csupueblo.edu,

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.

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