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February 2018: NCC Announces Its 2018 Winter Traveling Professor Lecture Series


Immediate:  January 9, 2018

Nassau Community College Announces Its 2018 Winter Traveling Professor Lecture Series

Garden City, NY — The Nassau Community College Winter 2018 Traveling Professor Lecture Series has something for everyone. Explore the world through this unique and engaging travel series. From China to Rwanda, these diverse speakers from the Nassau Community College faculty will share their fascinating travel experiences and observations with the community:

Captivated by China: Teaching and Travelling Summer 2017
Elizabeth Fonseca and Maryanne Kildare, LINCC
Thursday, February 1 at 11:30 a.m., CCB 251

Cuba: January 2018 - Yolanda Roth, HPER
Wednesday, February 7 at 12:30 p.m., CCB 251

Utah's National Parks: Zion, Bryce, Arches, Canyonlands
Darshna Katwala, Reading/Basic Education
Thursday, February 8 at 10:00 a.m., CCB 251

The New York Yankees: 100+ years, 27 World Championships, Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle, Berra, Jeter and Judge! What's the Outlook for 2018?
John DeSpagna, Accounting and Business
Monday, February 12 at 9:30 a.m., CCB 252/253

Budget Travel: AKA Backpacking - Tom Bruckner, Physical Sciences
Monday, February 12 at 11:00 a.m., CCB 252/253

Southern Italy: Calabria and Tiriolo - Alfredo Mellace, Chemistry
Monday, February 12 at 12:30 p.m., CCB 252/253

Go West: Adventures From a Cross-Country Trip Carolyn Monastra, Art
Monday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m., CCB 252/253

A Missionary Trip to Rwanda and Tanzania  - Tara Comiskey, Criminal Justice
Tuesday, February 13 at 5:30 p.m., TBD

The Other Suffolk: a Delicious Ramble Down the Country Lanes, Farms and Fisheries of England's Foodie County - Natalia DeCuba, LINCC
Wednesday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m., CCB 251

Small Museums: the Unknown Gems of America  - Bentley Whitfield, English Wednesday, February 14 at 12:30 p.m., CCB 251 (note—also offered on February 27)

Mexico - Cara Tuzzolino-Werben, LINCC
Wednesday, February 14 at 2:00 p.m., CCB 251

Big Sky Country: Montana - Tonia Payne, English
Thursday, February 15 at 11:30 a.m., CCB 251

Young Artists Learn from Old Masters: Studying Art and Drawing in Italy (Art 111 is an NCC course held in Rome and Tuscany) - Nathan Wasserbauer, Art
Thursday, February 15 at 1:00 p.m., CCB 251

WOMYN and MUSIC and ASL—Oh My! (Interpreting at the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival) - Jennifer Wilkinson, Communications
Tuesday, February 27 at 10:00 a.m., CCB 254

Small Museums: the Unknown Gems of America - Bentley Whitfield, English
Tuesday, February 27 at 1:00 p.m., CCB 254 (Note-also offered on February 14)

Myths, Legends and Folklore of the Philippines - Dolores DeManuel-Kraus, English Tuesday, February 27 at 2:30 p.m., CCB 254

All Traveling Professor programs are free and open to the public. Visitors are asked to stop off at Public Safety and pick up a parking permit when they arrive on campus. The series is sponsored by the Nassau Community College Cultural Program. For further information, call 516.572.7148.

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


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