Lawrence Young

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.