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Intercultural Center Celebrates Legacy of Dr. Smith-Wade-El

Dr. Rita Smith-Wade-El’s Legacy Lives on at Millersville University.

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Hazel I. Jackson Lecture Returns to Millersville, Author Feminista Jones to Speak

The Hazel I. Jackson Lecture is an annual event held to commemorate the first female African American professor hired at Millersville University.

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The Grand Dames of Millersville University

“I cannot think of a more fitting way to honor my late mentor, Dr. Rita Smith-Wade-El,” said Dr. Amber Sessons ’06, ’08M.

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Dr. Rita Smith-Wade-El, 1948-2018: Elephants, Scholarships and Service

Dr. Rita Smith-Wade-El was always a force to be reckoned with. She fought fiercely for her students and for causes she believed in. And, she fought fiercely for her life when her stage four metastatic breast cancer returned in 2014 after first being diagnosed in 2008. Smith-Wade-El passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29.

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Dr. Rita Smith-Wade-El: 1948-2018

“A force to be reckoned with.” “A champion of the students.” “Relentless.” “The strongest person I ever met.”

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MU’s Intercultural Center Named for Dr. Rita Smith Wade-El

Millersville University’s Intercultural Center has been renamed to celebrate the work of Dr. Rita Smith Wade-El, professor of psychology and director of the African-American Studies minor.

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Millersville University Celebrates Dr. Rita Smith Wade-El

The campus community has the opportunity to celebrate Smith Wade-El and continue her legacy by contributing to two scholarships.