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Official Launch of the Center for the Advanced Study and Practice of Hope

6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct 24 at Sun Studios; 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at University Club

The T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University, Tempe campus will be hosting a series of events to commemorate the launching of the Center for the Advanced Study and Practice of HOPE on Wednesday, Oct. 24 and Thursday, Oct. 25. The event is open to ASU students, faculty and community.

There is limited seating at each event and pre-registration is required.

There will be a pre-launch screening of the film "Antwone Fisher" on the evening of Oct. 24 at Sun Studios in Tempe in anticipation of the official launch event on Oct. 25. This special screening will be followed by a meet and greet with Antwone Fisher, screenwriter, and Nancy Utley, chairman of Fox Searchlight Pictures.

Joining the center as part of its activities Oct. 24–25 will be Antwone Fisher, whose personal story of hope inspired the film “Antwone Fisher” starring Denzel Washington. Also participating will be Nancy Utley, the chairman of Fox Searchlight Pictures, whose long list of Academy Award-winning films have explored the subject of hope and has inspired its understanding. Additionally, Valerie Calderon who manages the Gallup Poll’s national student survey exploring whether students are hopeful or not and their associated consequences will be a featured presenter.

Oct. 24 - Pre-launch movie screening, Sun Studios, 1425 W. 14th Street, Tempe

Oct. 25 - Official launch, University Club, ASU Tempe campus, 425 E. University Dr. Tempe

microscope with plate that says HOPE

Sun Studios and University Club

Sun Studios — 1425 W 14th St Tempe 85281

HOPE Center Event Flyer
Free to attend, but pre-registration is required

For More Information Contact:

Kim Heredia
Center for the Advanced Study and Practice of Hope