Community Connections: ECSU to Host Conversation on Holistic Health with Actor and HBCU Alumnus Terrence J
Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) will host actor and HBCU alumnus Terrence J, along with Dr. CharLynda Williams-DeVane, senior deputy director of the North Carolina Division of Public Health, Cheryl Fehr-Banks, clinical social worker with ECU Psychiatry-NC STeP, and Dr. Latonia Johnson, director of Counseling Services and Testing at ECSU, for a conversation on holistic health and community collaborations. The discussion will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2023, at 7 p.m., as part of the Community Connections Performance and Lecture Series. The free event will take place in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center’s Floyd L. Robinson Auditorium on ECSU’s campus.
The event, titled “It Takes a Village: Embracing, Empowering and Encouraging Holistic Health Through Community Collaborations,” will explore physical and mental health and wellness.
Terrence Jenkins, known as Terrence J, is an actor, television personality and author who was raised in North Carolina and graduated from North Carolina A&T State University. He was the host of BET’s hit show “106 & Park” and has starred in numerous high grossing box office films, including “Think Like a Man.” He is also the author of a book titled, “The Wealth of My Mother’s Wisdom: The Lessons That Made My Life Rich.”
Williams-DeVane is a health disparity informaticist and has spent her career focused on how data can be used to achieve health equity. She previously held positions at Fisk University and North Carolina Central University. Fehr-Banks is a licensed social worker based in Greenville, N.C., who currently practices at ECU Physicians – Psychiatry Outpatient Center as part of the N.C. Statewide Telepsychiatry Program, or NC-STeP. The service provides psychiatric assessments and consultations to patients linked using telemedicine technologies in more than 80 Emergency Departments. Johnson serves as director for Counseling and Testing for the Office of Counseling Services at ECSU.
Community Connections Performance and Lecture Series Presents a Conversation with Terrence J and Health Care Experts on April 12, 2023
|WHO:||Actor Terrence J will join health care experts Dr. CharLynda Williams-DeVane, Cheryl Fehr-Banks and Dr. Latonia Johnson for ECSU’s Community Connections Performance and Lecture Series and a discussion on holistic health and community collaborations.|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 7 p.m.|
|WHERE:||Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center – Floyd L. Robinson Auditorium
Elizabeth City State University | 1704 Weeksville Road | Elizabeth City, NC 27909
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|REGISTER:||Registration is required to attend. Tickets must be presented at the door. Visit https://bit.ly/3LZJXAX to sign up for this FREE event.|