Italian Heritage Day 2007

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Immediate: September 28, 2007Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634E-mail: alicia.steger@ncc.edu

Italian Heritage Day

October 8, 2007

Garden City, NY - Nassau Community College, The Long Island Chapter of the American Italian Historical Association, and The Order of the Sons of Italy in America, New York Grand Lodge, invite the community to attend the twenty second annual Italian Heritage Day celebration, which will be held at the College on Monday, October 8, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

 *Garibaldi: Impact in World History - Prof. Chris Poulios, Nassau Community College History Department

 *Italians in the American Civil War -  Dr. Frank J. Alduino, Anne Arundel Community College

 *With All Possible Haste: Americans Come to the Rescue of Messina Earthquake Victims, 1908ÐDr. Salvatore LaGumina, Nassau Community College Center for Italian American Studies

This program, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the NCC College Center Building. For further information, please contact Dr. Salvatore J. LaGumina of the NCC Center for Italian American Studies at 516.572.9649.

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