For Immediate Release – November 13, 2013
Media Contact: Alicia Steger
Nassau Community College Presents
Young People and the Future of the Long Island Economy
Garden City, NY – Nassau Community College is pleased to present the cultural program Young People and the Future of the Long Island Economy with speaker Martin Cantor, director of the Long Island Center for Socio-Economic Policy (download hi res photo). The program will take place on Wednesday, December 4 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 252/253 of the College Center Building.
In addition to his duties as director of the Long Island Center for Socio-Economic Policy, Dr. Cantor has been Chief Economist of the Long Island Development Corporation, a consultant to the Nassau Interim Financial Authority (NIFA), and Director of Economic Development for Sustainable Long Island, among many other positions. He has been quoted as saying, "We led the country in creating the suburbs and now the country is leading us...and we are sitting around just watching."
Young People and the Future of the Long Island Economy is sponsored by NCC's Cultural Program. For more information about the program, which is free, open to the public and accessible to the disabled, call 516.572.7148.
About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 23,000 full- and part-time students and approximately 10,000 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.