CINCINNATI, OHIO , December 12, 2008 —

WHAT:

The University of Phoenix, Greater Cincinnati Campus is helping to facilitate a forum led by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center for graduating police academy recruits on diversity sensitivity and leadership through service. This all-day event will be led by psychology expert and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center volunteer, Dr. Cathy McDaniel Wilson. This seminar will touch on topics including oppression, cultural competency and the Cincinnati riots.

WHO:

University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Through flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning, students achieve personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. As of August 31, 2008, 362,100 students were enrolled at University of Phoenix, the largest private university in North America. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world. The Freedom Center seeks to reveal stories about freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today.

WHEN:

Thursday, December 18, 2008

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

50 East Freedom Way

Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

CONTACT:

Chris Montagnino, Campus Director for University of Phoenix Greater Cincinnati
513.551.5151 (office)
Chris.montagnino@phoenix.edu

Meghan Roman, on behalf of University of Phoenix Cincinnati
312.616.8369 (office)
mroman@ckpr.biz

Contact

Wendy Paul
wendy.paul@phoenix.edu
847.458.9773