MEDIA ADVISORY: The
venues for Dr. Arubayi's presentations do not have spare room for broad public
attendance, but media are invited to cover his appearances.
HAYS, Kan. -- Dr. Eric Arubayi, president and professor of
education administration and planning at Delta State University, Abraka,
Nigeria, will make four presentations at Fort Hays State University this week.
Arubayi, a native of Warri, Nigeria, will receive Fort Hays
State University's Presidential Award as part of the Homecoming 2012 festivities.
He will also serve as grand marshal at the Homecoming Parade at 1 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6.
"Faculty, staff and students are invited to meet an
outstanding alumnus and learn about dramatic changes in Africa," said Dr.
Mark Bannister, dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship.
"People interested in international business, education or development are
particularly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity."
Arubayi's lecture schedule:
Oct. 3, 1:30 p.m.: Advanced Education Program Department
meeting, Rarick Hall, room 234.
Oct. 4, 9 a.m.: "The Rise of the African Economy,"
McCartney Hall, room 109.
Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m.: Foundations of Education presentation,
Rarick Hall, room 201.
Oct. 4, 3:30-4:30 p.m.: College of Education and Technology
reception, Rarick Hall, room 213.