traveling professor 2007


Immediate: January 10, 2007Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634


Nassau Community College Announces its 2007 Winter Traveling Professor Lecture Series

Garden City, N.Y. - The Nassau Community College Winter 2007 Traveling Professor Lecture Series has something for everyone. Explore the world through this unique and engaging travel series. From Paris to Ethiopia, these diverse speakers from the Nassau Community College faculty will share their fascinating travel experiences and observations with the community:

Portugal’s Volcanic Island of Madeira: Hiking its Caves, Coves, Canals and Cliffs

Patricia Caro, History/Political Science/Geography

Prof. Caro explored the renowned outdoors of Madeira, a set of two mini-islands

off the coast of Morocco, in January.

Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m.

Malta: An Ancient Civilization in the 21st Century

Steve Paterno, Reading/Basic Education

Tuesday, February 27 at 5:30 p.m.

From Heatstroke to Frostbite: NCC Students in Ethiopia

Christine Tuaillon, Biology

Professor Tuaillon will illustrate the surprising biodiversity of Ethiopia

Wednesday, February 28 at 9:30 a.m.

University Cities of Germany and Czechoslovakia

Connie Egelman, Student Personnel Services

Wednesday, February 28 at 12:30 p.m.

Exploring People and Places of China

Kumkum Prabhakar, Biology

Wednesday, February 28 at 3:30 p.m.

Hidden Secrets of Paris: A Walking Tour of the City of Lights

Stephen Solosky, Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Processing

Professor Solosky will share favorite places from his January trip to Paris.

Tuesday, March 6 at 11:30 a.m.

Building B, Room 119 (attendance limited to the first 30 people)

All programs, except as noted, will take place in the NCC College Center Building - 2nd floor. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. The Traveling Professor Series is sponsored by the Nassau Community College Cultural Program. For further information, please call Professor Phyllis Kurland at 516.572.7148.