2008 Catholic Conference Spring

NEWS RELEASE

Immediate: March 3, 2008 Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 e-mail: alicia.steger@ncc.edu

Garden City, NY  The Nassau Community College Center for Catholic Studies invites the community to its upcoming lecture, "Valiant Women of Faith and Action: A Study of Catholic Female Leadership in Nineteenth Century America," which will take place on Saturday, April 26 at 1:00 p.m. in the College Center Building. The lecture will be presented by Dr. Marynita Anderson, of the NCC Department of History, Political Science and Geography. In addition, Dr. Christopher Poulios of the History, Political Science and Geography Department will serve as discussant. Just prior to the lecture, Prof. Catherine Vanek, faculty advisor for the Center for Catholic Studies and a member of its scholarship committee, will present the 2008 Lillian and Douglas J. Worthington Scholarship for Catholic Studies to graduating student Noah Solomon.

Although there is no cost to attend this lecture, all attendees are required to register with the NCC Office of Lifelong Learning, One Education Drive, Garden City, NY (516.572.7472). The office will mail a parking permit to the home address of the attendee.Those in need of directions should contact the NCC Public Safety Office at 516.572.7100.

About Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 21,000 full- and part-time students and 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 65 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.

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