Born and educated in Ohio,
Mr. Young attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and earned a
Bachelors and Masters Degree there. He has taught in public
schools and on the university level and served as an administrator at
Miami and Penn State University with over 20 years of experience in
higher education. He is currently the director of the Paul
Robeson Cultural Center at Penn State and teaches in the African
American Studies Department.
Mr. Young is a member of
the National Council for Black Studies, American College Personnel
Association, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators,
Association of Black Cultural Centers and has presented papers at the
national conferences for each of those organizations. He has had
articles published in a wide variety of periodicals and has served as
the U.S. correspondent for Afromart Magazine published in London.
He has had chapters published in the Handbook of Minority Student
Services, and Cultural Pluralism on Campus. He has lectured at
high schools, colleges and to professional organizations on cultural
pluralism, human dignity, African American culture and other issues
relative to the Black community and conditions and America.. Mr.
Young may be contacted at the Paul Robeson Cultural Center, Penn State
University; University Park, PA. 16802.