President Hrabowski Shares BreakingGround Message on WYPR

Dinah Winnick is UMBC’s communications manager for social sciences.

Freeman Hrabowski 2012UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, spoke on Baltimore’s WYPR radio today about connections between UMBC’s civic initiatives and his experience as a participant in the Children’s March with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

In addition to describing the For All the World to See exhibit and BreakingGround courses, Dr. Hrabowski observes:

BreakingGround is teaching a lesson I learned about 50 years ago on the streets of Birmingham: Each of us, no matter our age or station in life, has the power to make decisions that can change lives.

What an inspiring way to frame the vision animating so much good work at UMBC!

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