"No Hate Week" presents discussion on overcoming adversity

BLOOMSBURG—A national blogger, speaker, author and entrepreneur will headline Bloomsburg University's annual "No Hate Week" with an open public discussion on "Stand Your Ground: How to Become What They Don’t Want You to Become" on Monday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. in the KUB Multipurpose Room B.

“No Hate Week” is a week dedicated to increasing awareness of the different cultures on campus.

As a popular and successful public speaker, Odell Bizzell has been featured in the USA Today, Yahoo Finance, CNBC and over 200 media outlets. He has collaborated with over 200 colleges, youth organizations, and the military to teach tens of thousands of students. His engaging and interactive presentations help students learn about the intersection of leadership and diversity while learning how to become more effective leaders in a diverse world.

Bizzell has presented on the same stage as super bowl winning coaches, national politicians, and celebrities such as Stephen A. Smith, David Letterman, and Oprah Winfrey. His presentation is sponsored by the Multicultural Center, as well as the Office of Cultural Affairs and Support Services.

No Hate Week

Monday, Nov. 12
  • Odell Bizzell, "Stand Your Ground: How to Become What They Don't Want You to Become," 7 p.m., KUB Multipurpose 345
Tuesday, Nov. 13
  • What is HATE?, 7 p.m., KUB Multipurpose Rm. 345A
Wednesday, Nov. 14
  • Red Table 7 p.m., KUB Multipurpose Rm. 345A
Thursday, Nov. 15
  • Red Table 7 p.m., KUB Multipurpose Rm. 345B
Friday, Nov. 16
  • Unity Diversity Potluck Dinner 4:30 p.m., KUB Hideaway Rm. 231