NEWS RELEASE

Immediate: September 21, 2009 Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 e-mail: alicia.steger@ncc.edu

Barrie Gewanter of the Central New York Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union to Speak at Nassau Community College

Garden City, NY

WHO: The Jewish Studies Program at Nassau Community College

WHAT: A presentation by Human Rights Advocate Barrie Gewanter of the Central New York Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on “The Legacy of Heroism: One Family's Journey Through the Holocaust and Beyond"

WHEN: Monday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Tower 12th Floor

WHY: The Jewish Studies Program at Nassau Community College organizes events for the college community and the public about topics relevant to the Jewish experience.

The above event is free and open to the public. For more information about the program, please contact Prof. Barry Fruchter, coordinator of the Nassau Community College Jewish Studies Program, at 516.572.7188.

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About Nassau Community College Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where nearly 23,000 full- and part-time students and almost 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.