Alumna to tell how education gave her redemption

A December commencement speaker will share her story March 27.

bizzell_storyThe University of Alabama at Birmingham African-American Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences will present “African-American Studies Saved My Life,” an evening with 2011 graduate Chernell Bizzell. The Birmingham-native will give a candid talk about how she went from being a homeless drug addict to a college graduate.

The free, public talk is at 7 p.m. March 27, 2012, in Hill University Center Great Hall, 1400 University Blvd. For more information, call 205-975-9652.