• DWU Sponsors Second Lecture in Year-Long Series

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    November 01, 2022
     DWU sponsors second lecture in year-long series
    MITCHELL – Dakota Wesleyan University is once again offering a year-long Lecture Series on topics of contemporary interest.
    The second of the series will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in the School of Business, Innovation and Leadership on the DWU campus. Don Hedrick, Chief of Police with the Rapid City Police Department, is an experienced instructor with a demonstrated history of working in the public safety industry.  Hedrick graduated from DWU in 2002 and completed an M.S. in Public Administration from USD. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy at the University of Virginia. Hedrick also studied American Indian/Native American Studies at Oglala Lakota College. He is now working on a doctorate in public health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Hedrick’s lecture is entitled “Violent Crime: Challenge and Hope.”  In addition to the evening lecture, Hedrick will be available for coffee and conversation from 2 – 3 p.m. in the Tiger Café located inside the McGovern Library.
    Other speakers in the series this year will include:
    Tuesday, Feb. 14
    Wagner Sylvia Larson and Monica Rilling from Call to Freedom, providing support services for
    victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation
    Tuesday, Mar. 28
    Sanford Underground Research Facility Day, presenting a community conversation on science  with Constance Walter and Deb Wolf*
    *Carhart Science Lectureship
    All presentations are free and open to the public. Each lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the School of Business, Innovation and Leadership, and will also be livestreamed at dwu.edu/live.  Check the DWU website events calendar or social media for updates.
    About DWU
    DWU is a private, liberal arts university associated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church, that is rooted in four values: lifelong learning, leadership development, faith exploration and genuine service to others. For more information about Dakota Wesleyan University, go to www.dwu.edu.