President's Lecture Series
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Join us for our Spring 2017 President's Lecture Series event with a special guest speaker, Grace (Gealey) Byers, an actress from the hit FOX series TV show Empire. The event is on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the Watson Fine Arts Theater. Byers was raised in the Cayman Islands by her African-American mother and Caucasian father. Both of her parents are deaf and thus, she was raised learning sign language and understanding what it meant to be a child of deaf adults (CODA). Although people treated her parents as “deaf and dumb” and Byers as “too light” or “too dark,” these challenging experiences made her strong and committed to following her dreams. Read more...
Admission is FREE and open to the public. For more information about our President's Lecture Series, visit alamo.edu/spc/pls.