Ivy Tech to host Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor as part of Doing the Dream: A Cultural Celebration

KOKOMO, Ind. — In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his vision of peace, unity and service, Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region will host Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor. She will share her uplifting and inspiring story with the community as part of Ivy Tech’s Doing the Dream: A Cultural Celebration, a week-long celebration of events celebrating diversity. Kor will be speaking on topics such as “Preventing Prejudice” and “Forgiving Dr. Mengele.” These events are free and open to the public.

Kor is a Holocaust survivor, advocate and public speaker. She has given over 2500 lectures since 1977 to schools, universities, conferences, synagogues, civic groups and medical organizations. Kor is also the founder of CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, a center dedicated to educating people about her story. She has appeared in many national and worldwide media publications and programs including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Geraldo, Good Morning America, 60 Minutes, Larry King LIVE, Canadian Broadcasting Network, 20/20, The New York Times, and PARADE Magazine. More information about her biography can be found here: http://www.candlesholocaustmuseum.org/index.php?sid=26

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Ivy Tech Community College

Alumni Hall – Kokomo campus

6 to 7 p.m. (6:15 start time)

Presentation on Forgiving Dr. Mengele, followed by book signing

Open to the public

 

Thursday, Jan. 19

Ivy Tech Community College

Community Room – Logansport campus

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Presentation on Forgiving Dr. Mengele, followed by book signing

Open to the public

 

Ivy Tech Community College

Psi Iota Xi Auditorium – Peru Campus

3 to 4 p.m.

Workshop on Preventing Prejudice, followed by book signing

Open to the public

About Ivy Tech Kokomo Region

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region serves Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, Tipton and Wabash counties and includes campuses or instructional sites in the communities of Kokomo, Logansport, North Manchester, Peru, Rochester, Wabash and Winamac. Ivy Tech serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. For more information, visit www.ivytech.edu.
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