Filmmaker Reggie Bullock to speak on campus, March 13

February 22, 2012 at 4:49 pm

A filmmaker and public speaker, Reggie Bullock is a vibrant voice and accomplished role model for the youth of today. He will speak on the University of South Carolina Upstate campus on Tuesday, March 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the University Readiness Center Great Room. His presentation is sponsored by the Black Student Leaders, an organization whose mission is to increase cultural awareness, and educate African Americans on issues that pertain to the African American race.

Bullock was born the eldest of two children in the Bronx, during the 1960’s civil rights movement. During the 1980’s, Reggie graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University and began his professional career working with students who were academically at-risk at St Thomas More School in Connecticut. It was there he began developing educational short films to maintain the interests of his students in a variety of subjects.

On March 15, 2009, Reggie’s short film, “A War For Your Soul” was released on the Internet, the film is stirring and inspirational video for today’s generation. In two years, more than 10 million Internet viewers have watched the video. The video has garnered praise from mayors, city leaders, youth and civic organizations, for speaking dialogue in encouraging young adults to play a more active role in educating children.

To learn more about Bullock, visit his website at www.awarforyoursoul.com. For more information about his visit to USC Upstate, contact Jasmine Horton at hortonjc@email.uscupstate.edu or (803) 629-2606.