Michel Martelly, lecturer to Claflin University

IciHaiti, January 29, 2017

On Thursday 2 February, former President of Haiti Michel Martelly (14 May 2011 – 7 February 2016), accompanied by his wife Sophia, will make a historic visit to the Claflin University as part of the university’s Visionary Leader in Residence program, to discuss issues in Haiti as well as opportunities for faculty, staff and student engagement.

Martelly will give a lecture at 11 a.m. to a group of sophomore students in the William V. Middleton Fine Arts Center. He will also participate in two separate roundtable discussions at the Arthur Rose Museum. The first will begin at 2 p.m. with faculty and staff, and at 3:15 p.m., Martelly will hold a roundtable discussion with students.

The Columbia World Affairs Council and Congressman James Clyburn will co-host a reception for the Martellys at 5:30 p.m. at the Columbia Marriott Hotel.