For the general public, tickets go on sale November 1, 2012 at Ticket Central in the Talley Student Center on the NCSU campus.
Students, faculty and staff will be able to reserve one free on a first come first served basis. Those tickets will be available for pick up at Ticket Central beginning Oct. 29, 2012. The ticket central phone number is 919-515-1100.
The African American Cultural Center at North Carolina State university will present, An evening with Iyanla Vanzant, Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday January 14, 2013 from 6PM to 8PM at the McKimmon Center on the campus of North Carolina State University. The event is part of the NCSU celebration of the legacy Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. Sheila Smith McKoy, director of the African American Cultural Center notes that: “Vanzant has dedicated to her life to showing her audiences how to embrace personal and societal peace. She is an ideal presenter for our campus Martin Luther King Commemoration because she has been able to affirm the social and personal justice ideals for which we remember Dr. King.”
Iyanla Vanzant is an author and lecturer and currently hosts her own program, Iyanla, Fix My Life on the OWN network. She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Michael Baisden Show and The Steve Harvey Morning Show. Vanzant holds a juris doctorate, a master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica, two honorary doctorates, an Emmy and an NAACP Image Award. She has been hailed as one of Halle Berry’s five “Sheroes” (Glamour Magazine 2006); one of the country’s most influential African Americans (Ebony Magazine 2004); among the country’s most 100 Influential Women (Women’s Day Magazine 2003); and one of the “most dynamic speakers in the United States” (Emerge Magazine 2000).
Iyanla Vanzant is the founder and director of the Institute for Spiritual Development. The institute offers classes, workshops and products designed to facilitate the evolution of human consciousness one mind, one Life, one heart, one spirit at a time. She articulates her vision for the center as, “My greatest desire is for people to know who they are from the inside out and to use that knowledge to create the life they desire and deserve. I believe my purpose in life is to facilitate the evolution of human consciousness, how we think, through the understanding of spiritual principles. As we learn to align our being and thinking with the principles of Spirit, we become a divine expression and experience of all that life is meant to be. ”
Several of Iyanla Vanzant’s books, including her most recent, Peace from Broken Pieces, will be available for purchase following her presentation.
About the North Carolina State University African American Cultural Center
Please visit the African American Cultural Center’s website at http://www.ncsu.edu/aacc for more information. The African American Cultural Center promotes awareness of and appreciation for African American and other African descent experiences through activities and events that enhance academic excellence and strengthen cultural competence for the campus and surrounding communities. The African American Cultural Center stays actively engaged in the academic life of NCSU with programs, resources and services that facilitate the cultural, intellectual and social growth of the entire university community.