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Johnson--James W. (EMCEC Director)

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1 Relevant role models.
Public Relations News Release 1993:333, p.1
2/7/1994 James Johnson says today's youth need more exposure to black teachers.
2 James W. Johnson and Cathy Pearson
Campus News Network 4:6, p.2
11/8/1993 James W. Johnson was a leader at a cultural equality conference and presented with Cathy Pearson on diversity.
3 Fotografias mexicanas; traveling Smithsonian exhibit captures Hispanic culture
Northern Iowan 90:16, p.7
10/22/1993 Exhibit at EMCEC.
4 "Capturing the Spirit: Portraits of Contemporary Mexican Artists"
Public Relations News Release 1993:128, p.1
10/15/1993 Carole Patterson will exhibit photographs of Mexico's most prominent creative personalities. Margaret Sayers Peden has helped with this project.
5 Students protest imitation Sumo
Muether--Anthony J. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 90:6, p.6
9/17/1993 Students explain offensiveness of planned event.
6 Creating a multicultural campus
Johnson--James W. (EMCEC Director)
Northern Edition 1:2, p.1
9/10/1993 Director James Johnson talks about the current role of the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center; photo.
7 It's been nearly a quarter of a century
Northern Edition 1:2, p.1
9/10/1993 History and purpose of Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center; brief account of students involved in civil rights movement in late 1960s.
8 A year of rebuilding cities and rebuilding relations.
Public Relations News Release 1992:567, p.1
4/26/1993 James Johnson states that since the Rodney King trial racial tension in big cities has eased up a little, but many underlying problems still exist.
9 NISG promotes UNI with Lobby Days
Northern Iowan 89:34, p.3
1/29/1993 Report on visit to Des Moines
10 Honoring a King . . . .
Northern Iowan 89:31, p.1
1/19/1993 Speakers at King birthday observance; photo.
11 A meeting of the minds.
Public Relations News Release 1992:284, p.1
1/18/1993 James Johnson examines what would have happened if Malcolm X and Martin Luther King had met and shared their hopes and dreams for Black America.
12 Media Advisory
Public Relations News Release 1992:280, p.1
1/11/1993 Camp Adventure is kicking off its training session this evening. Jim Johnson will speak during the commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday.
13 In recognition of heritage
Campus News Network 3:7, p.2
11/30/1992 Description of Kwanzaa celebration.
14 James W. Johnson and Cathy Pearson
Campus News Network 3:6, p.3
11/16/1992 Facilitate session on minority programs.
15 Next two candidates for University of Northern Iowa athletic director position scheduled fro interviews week of May 4
Public Relations News Release 1991:615, p.1
5/1/1992 Christopher Ritrievi and Vivian Fuller will interview for the position of athletic director at UNI. They join Rick Hartzell and Douglas Woolard as interviewees to date.
16 University of Northern Iowa to begin interviewing candidates for athletic director
Public Relations News Release 1991:597, p.1
4/24/1992 Up to eight candidates from a pool of 68 will interview for the position of athletic director at UNI.
17 Second Annual Career Exploration Conference, targeted toward multi-ethnic students, to be held on University of Northern Iowa campus March 28
Public Relations News Release 1991:457, p.1
3/4/1992 Carl Boyd to deliver keynote address during the Career Exploration Conference.
18 Second annual career exploration conference to be held on University of Northern Iowa campus March 28
Public Relations News Release 1991:446, p.1
3/2/1992 Carl Boyd will be the motivational speaker during the Second Annual Career Exploration Conference.
19 Workshop focuses on life and ideas of Malcolm X
Hyer--Shawn R. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:40, p.4
2/25/1992 Students watch movie and participate in discussion.
20 Northern Iowa sources for this week's topics in the news
Public Relations News Release 1991:378, p.1
2/10/1992 Faculty members who can give further insight in current news topics.
21 Black History Month begins
Northern Iowan 88:34, p.1
2/4/1992 James Johnson leads discussion of African-American literature; photo.
22 Interviewee clarifies position on interracial dating; "NI" misconstrues context of quotes
Johnson--James W. (EMCEC Director)
Northern Iowan 88:25, p.2
11/26/1991 Mr. Johnson attempts to put his comments into an appropriate context.
23 Does he have the staying power, or is he just another pretty face?
Public Relations News Release 1991:235, p.1
11/25/1991 James Johnson fears the support for presidential candidate and KKK wizard David Duke.
24 There's still a lot to overcome for Afro-Americans
Public Relations News Release 1991:223, p.1
11/18/1991 James Johnson states that the black community in the Midwest is strong enough to weather the presence of the KKK.
25 Interracial dating: difficult for some to understand
Northern Iowan 88:18, p.5
11/1/1991 Students express views on interracial dating.
26 Retreat introduces students to diversity
Northern Iowan 88:10, p.4
10/4/1991 Uncommon Lives program held again this year.
27 Diversity "learnshop" September 27-28 to focus on commonalities of University of Northern Iowa students
Public Relations News Release 1991:88, p.1
9/24/1991 UNI residence hall students to learn how students are similar in a diversity retreat.
28 James W. Johnson
Campus News Network 1:19, p.2
6/24/1991 Makes several presentations.
29 University of Northern Iowa Gospel Choir to perform at Anamosa; other concerts planned
Public Relations News Release 1990:371, p.1
2/25/1991 The Iowa Men's Reformatory will be the site of the UNI Gospel Choir concert. Jim Johnson of the EMCEC will speak to the inmates prior to the concert. Choir members are listed.
30 EMCEC offers insight
Northern Iowan 87:39, p.8
2/19/1991 Students and staff talk about the purposes of EMCEC.
31 Black History Month activities planned at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:307, p.1
1/28/1991 Highlights of Black History Month activities announced at UNI. Joy Lowe and B. J. Furgerson will speak.
32 Dealing with problems: teleconferences designed to enhance campus security
Phipps--David (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 87:10, p.1
10/5/1990 Series of teleconferences will address different aspects of campus security, including racial harassment.
33 A celebration of diversity at University of Northern Iowa to feature comedy, lectures and music September 12 and 17-21
Public Relations News Release 1990:34, p.1
9/5/1990 September is diversity month at UNI.
34 Student thanks role models
Northern Iowan 86:57, p.2
5/1/1990 Appreciates the efforts of James Johnson, Richard Frye, and Charles Means for helping him.
35 Two plays by Minority Theatre Workshop at ISU coming to University of Northern Iowa. Sponsored by Ethnic Minorities cultural and Educational Center
Public Relations News Release 1989:510, p.1
3/30/1990 Two Minority Theatre Workshop plays will be performed at the Waterloo Recreation and Arts Center and the UNI Auditorium. The plays include "Steal Away" and "The Mighty Gents", and are sponsored by the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center.
36 Winners of student essay contest for Black History Month announced at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:454, p.1
3/6/1990 Susan Hanna and Chante Roberts win the Black Support Network's Black History Month essay contest. Hanna is an active member of Tomahawk, and the Artists Series committee. Roberts is a member of the Union Policy Board, and Gospel Choir.
37 Center promotes cultural events, lends support
Northern Iowan 86:41, p.9
2/27/1990 James Johnson talks about the history and purposes of the EMCEC.
38 February is Black History Month--honoring those who've made a difference
Public Relations News Release 1989:362, p.1
1/25/1990 Professor Jim Johnson recognizes the achievements of African Americans that have been omitted from history books.
39 Artist/poet/lecturer James Kwame Clay to present program Monday (Jan. 15) for opening of 'Vision Dance' in Maucker Union Gallery Expansion
Public Relations News Release 1989:338, p.1
1/10/1990 James Kwame Clay visits the Maucker Union Gallery Expansion to recite a selection of his poetry at the Vision Dance exhibition. The program is sponsored by the Union Policy Board and the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Education Center.
40 Johnson seeks to educate, unite all students
Northern Iowan 86:25, p.3
12/1/1989 Profile of EMCEC director James Johnson; photo.
41 History of black Americans' struggle focus for one-man presentation Oct. 18 at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1989:139, p.1
10/5/1989 Written by Phillip E. Walker, the play "whisks joyously through America's history depicting nine great leaders," according to James Johnson. Among those included are Martin Luther King, Jr., Fredrick Douglass, Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois.
42 Hispanic heritage month at University of Northern Iowa to feature speakers Tuesday (Sep., 26) and Friday (Sept. 29.)
Public Relations News Release 1989:96, p.1
9/22/1989 "Hispanics in the Educational Work Force for the Year 2000: Students' Responsibility" will be presented by Rusty Barcelo. Mike Daniels will present "Southwinds: Understanding the Mexican Migration to America."
43 University of Northern Iowa ethnic minorities cultural and educational center to sponsor gospel music workshop June 7-10.
Public Relations News Release 1988:512, p.1
6/1/1989 The purpose of the workshop is to recognize gospel music as an authentic art form and examine its impact on the development of American music.
44 UNI plans Black History Month
Lilledahl--Jeanne (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:34, p.1
2/3/1989 Detailed look at upcoming programs.
45 The civil rights struggle -- working to keep the dream alive.
Public Relations News Release 1988:272, p.1
1/30/1989 Jim Johnson says while the 60's are associated with sweeping changes in civil rights, the struggle is a continuous one. The Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action raises questions whether past civil rights progress is slowly being lost.
46 Northern Iowa students, faculty, staff join together to observe National Alcohol Awareness Week, Oct. 19-24
Public Relations News Release 1987:77, p.1
10/13/1987 James Johnson organizes the Personal Alcohol Consumption Consciousness program, under which participants vow to abstain from alcohol for the full week. Local bars offer support by giving free soda to the challengers.
47 UNI student wins leadership award
Public Relations News Release 1987:423, p.1
7/9/1987 Presidential Scholar, Tracy Lesan, is awarded with the Tom Beger Memorial Leadership award. The award is given in memory of former Shull resident, Tom Beger, after falling to cancer in 1983.

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