italian heritage 2009


Immediate: September 17, 2009 Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 E-mail:

Nassau Community College’s 24th Annual Italian Heritage Day Celebration Italian Americans in Law Enforcement:  From Petrosino to the Present Wednesday — October 14

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 fourth annual Italian Heritage Day celebration, which will be held at the College on Wednesday, October 14, beginning at 9:00 a.m.


Overview of Italian Americans in Law Enforcemen  Prof. Joseph Sciame, Vice President, St. John's University

The Petrosino Saga and the Media  Dr. Anne Romano, Nassau Community College

The Law Enforcement Field: Early Historical Record Dr. Salvatore J. LaGumina, Nassau Community College Center for Italian American Studies

In Her Father's Footsteps Prof. Joanne Lecci, Nassau Community College

The Many Facets of Law Enforcement  Panel Discussion with Prof. Joanne Lecci, Prof. Anthony Ottomano, Prof. Joseph Caracci, Prof. Janine Ferraro, Carmine Soldano. Moderator: Chuck Cutolo, NCC Director of Governmental Affairs.

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 516.572.7422.

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