Alejandra Escudero to present Compassionate Service Lecture

Provost Dr. James E. Mackin is pleased to announce that Ms. Alejandra Escudero, (Lecturer of Foreign Languages & Literatures) is the 2018 winner of the Ashok Kumar Malhotra Seva Faculty Award and will deliver this year’s lecture titled “Tapping into Vulnerability in Order to Feel Compassion for Others,” on Tuesday, October 2 at 7 p.m. in Morris Craven Lounge.

Created in 2008 to recognize faculty service both in and outside the classroom, the Ashok Kumar Malhotra Seva Faculty Award is made possible by an endowment from Dr. Ashok Kumar Malhotra, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy, to the College at Oneonta Foundation. Criteria for receiving the $1,000 award include: community service – locally, nationally, or internationally, the ability to motivate and inspire others to perform community service, and the integration of community service in the teaching and learning process.

The lecture is free and open to the public. A dessert reception precedes the lecture.