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Former BSU professor signing book March 15

Annie Henry, a former Bemidji State University professor, will have a book signing March 15.

She will sign copies of her book "The Girl From Jacksonville Who Dared to Dream, Hope and Believe" from 4-6 p.m. in the American Indian Resource Center on the BSU campus.

Henry taught at BSU from 1987 until she retired in 2007. She established the Annie B. Henry Scholarship for education major students and has a classroom named after her.

She was born in Jacksonville, Fla., in 1942, received her bachelor's degree from Edward Waters College in 1964, a master's degree from Florida A&M University in 1969 and became the first in her family to receive a doctorate of philosophy, which she obtained from Florida State University in 1987.