CEO of Minerva Media and Publishing, Dana Tucker to speak at SC State - April 8

April 4, 2009

danatucker.jpg(Orangeburg, S.C.) - SC State will host executive speaker Dana Tucker, on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at noon in the Belcher Hall fourth floor auditorium. Tucker’s discussion topic will be “How to Gain National Markets for your Bank.” 
Tucker is president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Minerva Media & Publishing, Incorporated, parent company to How We Live Public Relations and How We Live Magazine where she acts as publisher and editor-in-chief.  
Tucker describes her publication as a melding of some of her favorite magazines where House Beautiful meets Ebony meets InStyle to form the sleek, enlightening and innovative, How We Live Magazine.
She created the publication to fill a need for the minority segment of the population largely overlooked in print by mainstream home, décor and style editors. Additionally, she created a magazine that showcases the inherent beauty, raw talent, positive images, and matchless style spread throughout the African-American community, while breaking down myths and stereotypes that seek to confine a culture and define “How We Live.” 
How We Live Magazine can be found nationwide at Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Hastings and B. Dalton Booksellers, plus Publix, Food Lion, Ingles and Marty’s grocers, as well as Universal News Stands, 15 airports nationwide, the gift shops at Palmetto Health Richland and Baptist Hospitals, Columbia Newsstands, BJ’s Restaurant, J&J Interior Designs, and many other booksellers, newsstands, and salons across the country and in Canada.  
 For additional information about the Executive Speaker Series contact Dr. Ann S. Winstead, leadership and professional coordinator at 803-516-4864.

Senior U.S. District Judge speaks at South Carolina State

November 25, 2008

judge_matthew_perry_jr.jpg(Orangeburg, S.C.) - The Department of Social Sciences at SC State will host guest speaker, The Honorable Matthew J. Perry, Senior U.S. District Judge for the Fourth Circuit Court and SC State alumnus,‘48, during the Social Sciences Speaker’s Forum.
The event will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008 at 3:30 p.m. in the Barbara L. Vaughn Fine Arts Center. 
 The Social Sciences Speaker’s Forum is an initiative to bring distinguished personalities to SC State to discuss topical issues.
Judge Perry was appointed to the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina by President Carter in 1979, making him the first African-American to serve on the court. He assumed senior status in October 1995.
For more information, call Dr. Benedict Jua at (803) 536-8969.