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FSU Holds Annual “Stop the Hate” Vigil

Frostburg State University will hold its annual “Stop the Hate” Vigil on Monday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the campus upper quad, outside of the Compton Science Center. Rain site will be FSU’s Lane University Center Manicur Assembly Hall.

Speakers for this year’s event include Jennifer Davis and Preetmohan Singh of The Interfaith Alliance (TIA), a nonpartisan, national advocacy voice of the interfaith movement from Washington, D.C.

Davis, deputy field director of TIA, has widespread knowledge in field and event organizing, political activism and educational campaigns. She is currently attending Johns Hopkins University to obtain a Master's in Government degree, with a law and justice concentration. She holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and Spanish from the University of Maryland, College Park. Her previous work experience includes the Political Leadership Development Program at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the Broadcast Advertising Department at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Public Affairs Department at APCO World Wide Public Relations Firm.

Singh, senior policy analyst for TIA, has served as the national director of the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund. Singh is a magna cum laude graduate from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and also studied at Oxford University in England. He conducted many congressional briefings on civil right issues and has addressed audiences about Sikhism, the Sikh American community, civil rights and civil liberties at local and national forums. Singh has also participated in discussions at colleges and universities across the U.S., including Bowdoin, Colombia, Georgetown, Harvard and others.

Sponsors for the “Stop the Hate” event include the United Campus Ministry and Catholic Campus Ministry, along with many other social-minded campus organizations. For more information, contact United Campus Ministry at 301-687-7490.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through ADA Compliance Office at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589