Prairie Fire Lecture Series: "This Is Me"
Tuesday, March 26
St. Francis Center, Stark Student Center
Briar Cliff University will host its annual Prairie Fire Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on March 26 in the St. Francis Center on BCU’s campus. The lecture series aims to increase awareness of a community project or initiative and its impact on Siouxland.
“This Is Me” will highlight the unique struggles immigrant and refugee learners face and strategies to assist them with self-awareness, self-expression, and personal and communal growth. Presenters Tori Albright and Ryan Allen will lead the presentation.
Albright is the World Language Program Coordinator for the Sioux City Community School District and teaches the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at Northwestern College.
Allen is the Chair of the Department of Modern Languages at Briar Cliff University and is a certified trauma practitioner through the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children.