KSU conference to focus on men, 'building a generation of leaders'

By MELISSA ARNOLD State Journal Staff Writer Published:

The First Men's Conference will be held at Kentucky State University in Bradford Hall Auditorium beginning Tuesday and ending Thursday.

KSU's Student Government Association and the Student Life Center for Holistic Development and Programming are sponsoring the free event, which is open to the public.

The conference will focus on "Building a Generation of Leaders," according to a press release. The conference will consist of five speakers, book signings and discussion.

Kevin Jones, Student Government Association president, said the speakers coming range from politicians to spiritual leaders, and he hopes it will become an annual event.

Author Tony Brown will speak at 11 a.m. Tuesday on self help and Andre Barnes will speak on spirituality at 8 p.m. Brown will sign books after his speech and then join interested attendees in the cafeteria for lunch and discussion. The event is free or $5.75 for those who don't have a meal plan.

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