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Immediate:  April 12, 2018

The Nassau Community College Spring 2018 Speaker Series

A Civil Conversation on Gun Control, Immigration, and Russia:  Is It Possible? — CNN Political Commentators Bakari Sellers and Alice Stewart

April 23    

Alice Stewart

Bakari Sellers

Garden City, NY – The Nassau Community College Spring 2018 Speaker Series program A Civil Conversation on Gun Control, Immigration, and Russia: Is It Possible? will take place on Monday, April 23, at 12:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the College Center Building. During the program, CNN political commentators Bakari Sellers and Alice Stewart will debate these important issues.

CNN Political Commentator Bakari Sellers has championed progressive policies since his election to the South Carolina state legislature at age 22. Time magazine named him one of its "40 Under 40," and he is a rising star in the national Democratic party. After earning his law degree from the University of South Carolina, Sellers followed in the footsteps of his father, civil rights leader Cleveland Sellers. Sellers practices law in South Carolina and serves on American Israel Public Affairs Committee's National Council.

CNN Political Commentator and Emmy Award-winning journalist Alice Stewart has been the Communications Director for several Republican presidential candidates, including Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee and Michelle Bachman. She regularly appears as a guest on State of the Union with Jake Tapper and Anderson Cooper 360, among other programs. Stewart has worked on communications strategy for Concerned Women for America, the Republican National Senatorial Committee and the Republican National Congressional Committee, as well as other organizations and candidates.

A Civil Conversation on Gun Control, Immigration, and Russia: Is It Possible? is free, open to the public and accessible to the disabled. For more information about the program, call 516.572.7148.

Media Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634; alicia.steger@ncc.edu

About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College is an institution where more than 20,000 full-time, part-time, Workforce Development and continuing education 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.

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