Dr. Michael Schroeder, professor of history, was acknowledged in a recent LebTown post, “Community oration of famed Frederick Douglass speech scheduled July 5 at LVC” for his partnership with the Lebanon County branch of the NAACP to establish an annual Frederick Douglass Community Oration at the College. President James MacLaren, Ph.D., and Dr. Monica Cowart, provost and vice president of academic affairs, participated in the second annual event as two of 44 community orators for Douglass’s “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”
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Dr. Michael Schroeder, professor of history, was interviewed for “Antiracist activism gains traction in Lebanon with chartering of NAACP and new protests,” in a recent Lebanon Daily News article. Dr. Schroeder was one of five members of the organizing committee who helped establish a new Lebanon County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s oldest and most prominent Civil Rights organization. LVC alumnus Cornell Wilson ’96 was one of the other five members.
Olajiwon McCadney, assistant director of intercultural affairs & inclusive programming, was named winner of four awards at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) College Educators International convention in Houston, Texas. Nominated by colleagues and LVC students, McCadney was honored by the Coalition for Multicultural Affairs (Outstanding Contribution to Multicultural Education), Commission for Social Justice Educators (Outstanding Social Justice Educator, Trainer, or Mentor), Coalition for Sexuality and Gender Identities (Public Service Award), and Coalition for Men and Masculinities (Outstanding Men’s Program Award). He earned the Outstanding Men’s Program Award due to his creation of two LVC student programs: Men of Distinguished Excellence (MODE) and Men Influencing the Community House (MITCH), the latter of which was funded through a President’s Innovation Fund grant.