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Ghana subject of Emeriti Council program

Feb. 13, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Dr. John Petro, professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics at Western Michigan University, and his wife, Joyce Petro, will present "Ghana, the Black Star of Africa" from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the Heinig Emeriti Lounge in Walwood Hall on WMU's historic East Campus.

The Petros will talk about their travels in Ghana, formerly the Crown Colony of the Gold Coast. They will highlight the history, culture, and traditions of this country of many contrasts, which will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its independence in March.

The program is presented by the WMU Emeriti Council.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, (269) 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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