Charles Bolden Returns To His Hometown For Three Events
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will travel to his hometown of
South Carolina to participate in three events on Jan. 18 to
celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Bolden, NASA's first African-American administrator, will
deliver the keynote address at the annual Martin Luther King Jr.
business and professional breakfast beginning at 0730 EST in the
Exhibition Hall, Gaillard Municipal Auditorium, located at 77
Calhoun St. in Charleston. Following the breakfast, Bolden will
visit the Ron McNair School in North Charleston to discuss the
importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Bolden will deliver the annual Heyward E. McDonald Lecture on
Peace and Justice at 1900 on the campus of the University of South
Carolina in the Russell House Ballroom in Columbia. He will
speak about the role of science and public schooling in advancing
social justice. The lecture will be followed by a short
question-and-answer session for attendees.