For Immediate Release – April 11, 2013
Alicia Steger email@example.com
Nassau Community College Presents
“How to Turn Democrats and Republicans Into Americans!” — Former Congressman Mickey Edwards
Garden City, NY — On Monday, April 22, the Cultural Program at Nassau Community College will present former Congressman Mickey Edwards, who will discuss “How to Turn Democrats and Republicans Into Americans!” at 12:30 p.m. in the College Center Building. (Download hi res photo)
Former Congressman Mickey Edwards is a lecturer at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is also vice president of the Aspen Institute and director of the Institute’s Rodel leadership program for elected public officials. Edwards served as a member of Congress for 16 years, during which time he was a senior member of both the House Appropriations and Budget Committees, and ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Foreign Operations. After leaving Congress, he taught government and public policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government for 11 years before moving to Princeton in 2004. He has also taught at both Harvard Law School and as a visiting professor at Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute.
Edwards has been a regular columnist for a number of newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Examiner and Boston Globe. He is the author of two books, co-author of a third, and has contributed chapters to several more. His latest book is Reclaiming Conservatism. Edwards has degrees in both journalism and law.
For more information about “How to Turn Democrats and Republicans Into Americans!,” which is free, open to the public and accessible to the disabled, call 516.571.7148.
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.