Al Roker to visit UGA

The Today Show’s weatherman Al Roker will be coming to Athens in February. He will be giving the annual Holmes-Hunter Lecture. The lecture honors the first African-American students to enroll at UGA: Charlayne Hunter-Gaut and the late Hamilton Holmes. The speech emphasizes on race relations, black history, and education. Roker is a 12-time Emmy winner and has had a successful 35-plues years career. His wife Deborah Roberts, an ABC News 20/20 correspondent, graduated from the UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in 1982. She gave the same lecture in 2006. The lecture will be on February 8th in the Chapel at 3 p.m

Tags:

You May Also Like

UPDATED: Funeral for UGA student to be held today

The funeral for Mikal “Miki” Ghirmazghi will be held on Monday, March 23 at ...

UGA Students Go For Broke to Get to Super Bowl

ATHENS, Ga.—Connor Jones, a senior at the University of Georgia, plans to spend the ...

Habitat finds new home in UGA Special Collections Library

ATHENS — The University of Georgia's Special Collections Library will now host The Hargrett ...

Add Comment
Loading...
Cancel
Viewing Highlight
Loading...
Highlight
Close
X