Immediate:  January 14, 2019                                                             

Nassau Community College Announces Its 2019 Winter Traveling Professor Lecture Series

Garden City, NY — The Nassau Community College Winter 2019 Traveling Professor Lecture Series has something for everyone.  Explore the world through this unique and engaging travel series.  From Michigan to Machu Picchu, these diverse speakers from the Nassau Community College faculty will share their fascinating travel experiences and observations with the community:

Egypt:  Where It All Began
Prof. Tara Comiskey, Criminal Justice
Tuesday, February 5 at 5:30 p.m.
CCB 251

1,000 Ponds, 1,000 Years:  The Uniquely Fragile Ecosystem of the French Vosges Mountains
Prof. Christine Tuaillon, Biology
Wednesday, February 6 at 9:30 a.m.
CCB 254

America From the Air:  A Pilot’s Journey in a Cessna
Prof. Chris Roethel, Math/Comp. Sci./Info. Technology
Monday, February 11 at 9:30 a.m.
CCB 251

West African Migration Into Italy
Prof. Angelique Lucien, History/Political Science/Geography
Monday, February 11 at 12:30 p.m.
CCB 251

Glamor and History:  Rome, Florence, Venice
Prof. Darshna Katwala, Critical Reading & Academic Advancement
Tuesday, February 12 at 10:00 a.m.
CCB 251

Australia:  Land of Contrasts
Prof. Ida Klikovac, Math/Comp. Sci./Info. Technology
Tuesday, February 12 at 2:30 p.m.
CCB 251

Unexpected Michigan:  Vikings, Beowulf, and Okinawan Karate-Do
Prof. David Pecan, English
Wednesday, February 13 at 11:00 a.m.
CCB 251

Mysterious Machu Picchu and Other Megaliths of Peru
Prof. Jeffrey Allen Price, Art
Wednesday, February 13 at 12:30 p.m.
CCB 251

From Ridicule to Respect: Celebrating the First Puerto Rican Women’s National Soccer Team 20 Years Later
Prof. Natalia DeCuba, LINCC
Wednesday, February 27 at 9:30 a.m.
CCB 252/253

Storytelling Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland
Prof. Stefanie Lewis, Communications
Wednesday, February 27 at 11:00 a.m.
CCB 252/253

Journeying Across the Globe:  The Art of Becoming a World Traveler
Prof. Jeanne D’Brant, Allied Health Sciences
Wednesday, February 27 at 12:30 p.m.
CCB 251

Destination Denali:  5,000 Miles of Inspiring Scenery, Amazing Wildlife, and
Extraordinary People Along the Alaska and Canadian Highway
Prof. Michael Paluzzi, History/Political Science/Geography
Wednesday, February 27 at 2:00 p.m.
CCB 251

Animals in Tanzania and Water in Uganda
Prof. Marynita Anderson, History/Political Science/Geography
Wednesday, February 27 at 3:30 p.m.
CCB 251

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
Kate Murray 516.572.0611;


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