Press Releases

Here is a selection of articles published in regard to my participation in community dialogue or initiatives I was a part of:


GhanaMade: Celebrating our people, our place, our events

An exclusive interview with Freddy Coleman as he talks about his ever growing platform that is transcending and conveying the rich African culture to the world.

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Freddy Coleman leaves mark as first African American class president

Freddy Coleman '17, was elected as president of the class of 2017 during his freshman year. Coleman is the first African American student to serve as a class president at Lehigh.

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Spotlight: Frederick Coleman ’17

Class of 2017 President Frederick Coleman delivered an inspiring talk at Lehigh’s 149th Commencement ceremony. Reminding fellow graduates of the unique experiences they shared.

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Congrats to the Lehigh Class of 2017

An adaptation from my remarks at the 149th Lehigh University Commencement.

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[Video] Digitizing Africa Project: Republic of Ghana

The Digitizing Africa Project is a multidisciplinary initiative to create a digital snapshot of technology-based advances on the Continent. This is a summary of the Project when it was based in the Republic of Ghana.

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[Video] In Their Own Words: Frederick Coleman ‘17

Discusing Interdisciplinary & Global Opportunities at Lehigh University

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Lehigh University Scenes from South Mountain

Freddy Coleman ’17 wanted to do research overseas, so he developed a project that combines his interests in computer science, information systems and Africana studies.

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2016 Ronald Ulrich Summer research in Ghana

Coleman traveled to Cape Coast and Kumasi in addition to spending time in Accra. He participated in the National Society of Black Engineers' Ghanaian national conference and organized a workshop.

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