Council on Postsecondary Education
CPE Executive VP Aaron Thompson to speak to Paducah Chamber of Commerce

Press Release Date:  Thursday, January 29, 2015  
Contact Information:  Sue Patrick
Cell: 502-330-6596

Council on Postsecondary Education Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer Aaron Thompson will speak at the Paducah Chamber of Commerce "Power in Partnership" breakfast Thursday, February 5 at 7:30 a.m. CT. Thompson will offer reflections on his college experience in his presentation, "From Appalachia to Academia: An African American Educator's Journey to Educational Attainment." The presentation is part of the Chamber's focus on Black History Month.

The breakfast will be held at the Julian Carroll Convention Center, 414 Park Street, Paducah, Ky.

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