For Immediate Release – April 15, 2013
Media Contact: Alicia Steger firstname.lastname@example.org
Nassau Community College Presents
“Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style” - Style Author and Editor Kate Betts
Garden City, NY — On Wednesday, April 24 at 11:00 a.m. in the College Center Building, the Nassau Community College Cultural Program will present author, editor and commentator Kate Betts, who will speak about "Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style.” (Download hi res photo)
Kate Betts is the author of the book Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style. In it, she examines how a working mother of two became an unforgettable global style icon — and why it matters.
Betts is a contributing editor at Time magazine where she has written about the worlds of style and design since 2003. Previously, she was the editor in chief of Harper’s Bazaar, where she completely redesigned the 134-year-old fashion title. At Vogue magazine, Betts was responsible for developing and producing all fashion features. Prior to her stint at Vogue, Betts was a reporter and later bureau chief of the Paris office of Fairchild Publications. Betts has also worked for Metropolitan Home, the International Herald Tribune and European Travel and Life. In addition to her print work, Betts has appeared on numerous television programs, including The View, The Today Show and Good Morning America.
For more information about “Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style,” which is free, open to the public and accessible to the disabled, call 516.572.7148.
About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College, part of the State University of New York, is an institution where nearly 23,000 full- and part-time students and almost 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence. For more information, visit www.ncc.edu.