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Killoughs Present at Century College in White Bear Lake, Minn., in Recognition of Black History Month
January 28, 2009

Contact: Alvin Killough, assistant professor, 218-281-8028 (killo010@umn.edu) elizabeth tollefson, assistant director of communication, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)


Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, Crookston Alvin Killough, Ph.D., and his wife, Eryn, were guest speakers recently at Century College, White Bear Lake, Minn. Their presentation was an integral part of a series of events scheduled at Century College focusing on both Black History Month and in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr., Ph.D.

The Killoughs’ presentation, Moving beyond the Dream, offered students an opportunity to enhance their understanding of the history of African Americans within the context of the Dr. King’s dream. A question and answer session followed the presentation.

Alvin Killough teaches as a cultural ecological psychologist at the U of M, Crookston and has long advocated for underserved and understudied populations through his scholarly research and public speaking engagements.
Eryn Killough, B.A.
Eryn Killough, B.A.
Alvin Killough, Ph.D.
Alvin Killough, Ph.D.
 Eryn Killough is an experienced translational research specialist in re-conceptualizing social, economic and political pathologies, and organizational practices that can lead to health and education disparities. She also is a teaching specialist in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department on the Crookston campus working with students in the English as a Second Language (ESL) program. 

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 applied-science undergraduate degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu.