CMU Sunoo Lecture November 7

Peace Corps exec, Slater native featured

October 30, 2017

BlumhorstThe third annual Sunoo World Peace Lecture Series at Central Methodist University will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, in Linn Memorial United Methodist Church on the CMU campus in Fayette.

Glenn Blumhorst, a Slater native, will present “Waging Peace: Our Global Social Responsibility.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

Blumhorst is the president and CEO of National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) – a private, non-profit organization at the center of a community of more than 225,000 people who have experienced the Peace Corps in 141 countries since 1961.

Central’s Sunoo World Peace Lecture Series is held in honor of the late Dr. Harold Sunoo – former chair of the department of history, professor of political science, and distinguished professor of then-Central Methodist College.

Sunoo and his sons established the series to enhance the spirit of academic and professional excellence, ethical leadership, and social responsibility in the pursuit of peace throughout the world.