Interview with Dionne Smith


  • Identifier2006 OH 032
  • Date5/19/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeSmith, Dionne
  • DescriptionDr. Dionne Smith is from Lexington, Kentucky, and originally attended the EKU Physical Education Program. In her interview Ms. Smith talks about being a student at EKU, her first impressions, dorm life in Sullivan Hall, playing basketball and running track, and becoming a Parks and Recreation Administration major. She also comments on campus organizations and the issue of race when it came to joining them. Dr. Smith discusses the changes she has seen at EKU since she began in 1971, including race and gender issues.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration 1:19:30
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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