2009 Winter Traveling Professor Lecture Series



Immediate: December 15, 2008Contact:  Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 e-mail: alicia.steger@ncc.edu

Nassau Community College Announces its 2009 Winter Traveling Professor Lecture Series


Garden City, N.Y. —The Nassau Community College Winter 2009 Traveling Professor Lecture Series has something for everyone. Explore the world through this unique and engaging travel series. From Iceland to Beijing, these diverse speakers from the Nassau Community College faculty will share their fascinating travel experiences and observations with the community:


Iceland Before the Storm

Jane Zukaitis, Legal Studies

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

Building A, Room 109

Cycling the Silk Road from

Pakistan to Kyrgyzstan

Pat Caro, History/Geography/Political Science

Tuesday, February 24 at 10:00 a.m.

CCB 252/253

New Zealand’s South Island: SpectacularScenery and Great Walks

Betty Borowsky, Biology

Tuesday, February 10 at 4:00 p.m.

CCB 252/253

International Criminal Justice Systems

of France and England

Robert Hodge, Criminal Justice

Tuesday, February 24 at 11:30 a.m.

CCB 252/253

South American Cities: Quito, Buenos Aires, Lima, Santiago and Valparaiso

Philip Nicholson, History/Geography

/Political Science

Thursday, February 12 at 10:00 a.m.

CCB 252/253

Summer ’08 in Iran: Daily Life Behind the Veil

Richard J. Newman, English

Wednesday, February 25 at 2:00 p.m.CCB 252/253


Beijing: Tiananmen Square to the

Summer ’08 Olympics

Abraham Mantell, Mathematics

Thursday, February 26 at 11:30 a.m.

CCB 251

All Traveling Professor programs are free and open to the public. The series is sponsored by the Nassau Community College Cultural Program. For further information, please call 516.572.7153.

About Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 22,000 full- and part-time students and 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 60 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.