Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Former Steelers Wide Receiver Hines Ward to speak tonight as part of Asian/Pacific Islander Month

Note to Reporters: For press passes, contact Kayla Green at or (970) 491-7099 by 5 p.m. Monday, April 6.

Hines Ward, former wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, first Korean American Super Bowl MVP and 2011 Dancing with the Stars winner, appears as the keynote for Asian/Pacific Islander Awareness Month at Colorado State University. Ward will talk about his biracial identity and the challenges he had to overcome throughout his NFL career.


The lecture will be from 7-8 p.m. April 6 in the LSC Grand Ballroom, sponsored by Ram Events, APASA, CSU Athletics, the Black African American Cultural Center and the Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center. For press passes, contact Kayla Green at or (970) 491-7099.

Hines Ward is speaking as part of Colorado State University’s Asian/Pacific Islander Awareness Month. The month, put on by the Asian/Pacific American Student Association, features rich entertainment, food, speakers and even a Hawaiian lu’au.

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Kayla Green at or (970) 491-7099