Sam Richards to Hold Conversation About Scandal

Sam Richards, one of the most well known professors at Penn State is hosting an event to serve as a forum to discuss and debate the impact of the Sandusky scandal on the university community. Richards, and his wife Laurie Mulvey, both teach SOC 119 – Race and Ethnic Relations. They both direct the World in Conversation project, the goal of which is to promote conversations about social and cultural issues.

The Penn Stater Magazine is hosting the online event entitled “Emerging from the Storm: Continuing the Conversation,” on Wednesday September 12th from 8 – 9:30 p.m spearheaded by Richards and Mulvey. The conversation will focus primarily on the impact of the Sandusky scandal over the  last year as well as the process of healing and moving forward.

The objective of the event is to engage in a healthy conversation embracing a wide variety of opinions regarding the scandal, and also to encourage participation in trying to fight child abuse.

Participants can join the conversation through Facebook and Twitter or submit comments anonymously. A live stream of the event is located at:

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