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2021 Convocation Schedule

Jazz Convocation

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Virtual: 9 am

Event will be pre-recorded and held virtually. 

The group will be talking about how jazz musicians in the 1950s and on have sparked social justice through their songs. (Billie Holiday, John Coltrane, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, B.B. King, etc.)

Shamere McKenzie

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Estherville Campus & Webcast:
10 am
Emmetsburg Campus: 1 pm

As of right now, this event is set to take place face-to-face. Virtual option available if that route is needed.

Shamere McKenzie was simply trying to find a way to pay her college tuition when she met her trafficker. He seemed like a nice guy, and he promised her she could make money dancing. Instead, he forced her into sex slavery. Shamere tells the inspiring story of a woman who was able to survive a fate that is all too prevalent in the U.S.

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