Newsmakers: African Heritage Classroom

Issue Date: 
August 4, 2014

African Heritage Classroom

E. Maxine Bruhns, director of Pitt’s Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs, welcomed more than 70 members of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs to Pitt’s African Heritage Classroom for a guided tour and presentation on July 21. The national association’s Pittsburgh chapter was one of the African Heritage Classroom’s largest contributors during the room’s developmental period. From left, Marie E. Castillo, president and CEO of the national association; Bruhns; Maureen Cross Bolden, African Heritage Classroom Committee chair; Elizabeth Chaney, the national association’s north central district governor; and Rhonda Carson-Leach, Pittsburgh chapter president and director of Pitt’s Urban Entrepreneurship Program within the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence. The association’s members were in Pittsburgh for the organization’s national convention.