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An Afternoon With The 1st Muslim Mayor of CT: Dr. Saud Anwar

Thursday, November 19, 2015
12:30pm – 2:00pm

Hartford Campus
School of Social Work, room TBA

Dr. Anwar is the first Muslim to serve as a Mayor in the State of Connecticut. With a background in Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Anwar decided to pursue a career in public service serving as the Mayor of South Windsor. He will speak about his experience in international affairs including humanitarian and peace initiatives and how Islamic values influence his role as a community leader interested in unifying South Windsor and shaping an expanded view of Muslims in America.

Sponsored by the Asian and Asian-American Student Organization (UConn School of Social Work)


Renee Hamel, 860-803-3685,

School of Social Work (primary), Asian American Studies Institute, Graduate School - Events, Hartford Campus, UConn Master Calendar

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