John Legend at Salem State

Hey First Years!

Guess what? First Year Experience is doing a free raffle for 5 winners to receive a set of tickets to the Salem Speakers Series featuring John Legend.


All you have to do in order to enter is stop by the FYE office and fill out a raffle ticket. Our office is open 9:00AM-5:00PM weekdays and we are located in 100A Meier Hall. In addition we will be tabling in Lower North Dining and Dunkin Donuts throughout the month.You can visit this table to enter the raffle. The winners will be drawn on March 23rd.

This event is being hosted by the Salem Award Foundation for Human Rights and Social Justice.

“Legend has worked throughout his career to make a difference in the lives of others. He launched the Show Me Campaign, which focuses on education as a key to breaking the cycle of poverty, in 2007 and has received numerous awards for his leadership, including the 2010 BET Humanitarian of the Year award, the 2009 CARE Humanitarian Award for Global Change, the 2009 Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award from Africare, and the 2011 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Award. In 2015, Legend initiated the #freeAmerica campaign, designed to change the national conversation to make change in America’s criminal justice system.

The Series were founded  in 1982 as one of the first high-profile speaker series in the country, the Salem State Series has hosted countless world leaders, artists, athletes, and intellectuals on its suburban North Shore campus. Annually, thousands of patrons come to Salem State to hear what Series speakers have to say on a wide variety of subjects.

A self-supporting community enrichment program presented through the generous and dedicated support of corporate and individual sponsors alike, the series is but one facet of the university’s progressive public education mission.”

Be sure to enter the raffle to be part of this awesome experience!

The event is March 30th from 7:30Pm to 8:30PM.




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