Special exhibit highlights board member’s childhood in Nigeria

Visitors view the exhibit "Through One Child’s Eyes:
Medical Missionaries in Nigeria in the 1960s"February 15, 2016 - On February 2, SF State Foundation board member and longtime leadership donor, Laurie Pitman, led a discussion during the opening lecture for "Through One Child’s Eyes:
Medical Missionaries in Nigeria in the 1960s," an exhibit in the Library’s Special Collections Gallery on the main campus. This poignant and informative display of historic artifacts recounts the Pitman family’s experiences with the Nigerian people and their culture during their travels with Laurie’s parents, who were medical missionaries. Laurie’s remarks underscored the lasting impact of this adventure on the Pitman children, especially helping to engender a more innovative approach to life. About 40 students, faculty and guests attended the lecture and reception.

Laurie Pitman addresses visitors at the opening of the exhibit "Through One Child’s Eyes:
Medical Missionaries in Nigeria in the 1960s"

Please be sure to stop by the exhibit, which runs through April 1. The Special Collections Gallery is located in the J. Paul Leonard Library and is open Monday-Friday from 1-5 p.m. 

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