Skip NavigationMAIN MENU

Georgian Court University is monitoring COVID-19 case trends. Vaccines are mandatory, and boosters are required for all students as of Fall 2022. The university will lift the limits on in-person meetings and will return to a mask-optional policy on Monday, June 6, 2022. Students are reminded that under the mask-optional policy, faculty may require masking during class sessions. Please continue to keep a mask with you at all times.

Please see the updated Fall 2022 Policy for Students for more details.

Please regularly check GCU e-mails and for the most up-to-date information.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Virtual – Lion’s Table Talk: Understanding Race in America

June 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Black Lives Matter march image

Georgian Court University Council for Diversity and Inclusion presents Lion’s Table Talk: Understanding Race in America. This virtual event is free and open to the community.

The death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police has sparked outrage and pain, international protests, and calls for policy changes and police reform. What steps do we need to take to better understand the problem of racism? How can each of us be part of the solution?

Register at and join our conversation as we focus on race and understanding. Panelists will also take questions in advance via email. 

Panelists include:

Maurice Diawara, a local educator and activist with the NAACP’s Youth & College Division;

Sheritta Hughes, Ph.D., LPC, ACS, a GCU assistant professor of psychology

Caleb Lewis, a local activist and speaker at the recent Lakewood march for #BlackLivesMatter

Joy Smith, Ed.D., Director of the Educational Opportunity Fund program at GCU

Kayla Wilson ’21, President of GCU’s Black Student Union

Don’t miss this opportunity to join the conversation about racism and what we can do to improve the lives of African-Americans and our country. 


June 18, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:


Council on Diversity and Inclusion


Georgian Court University
503 Ninth Street
Lakewood, NJ 08701 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website

We use cookies and similar technologies to understand our visitors’ experiences. By continuing to use this website, you agree to this condition of use. For further information please see our privacy policy.