Nassau Inducts 62 Charter Members Into Athletic Hall of Fame


Immediate – September 24, 2010Media Contact: Alicia Steger516.572.9634E-mail:   

Nassau Community College Inducts 62 Charter Members Into Its Athletic Hall of Fame

Garden City, NY

WHO:Nassau Community College

 WHAT:The Induction of 62 charter members into NCC’s Athletic Hall of Fame

WHEN & WHERE:Saturday, October 2, 20107:00 p.m.College Center Building (CCB)

WHY:The first class of inductees into NCC’s Athletic Hall of Fame—which spans a period of 50 years and honors former Nassau students—includes:

•professional golfer Arjun Atwal, who recently won the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C.

•former Olympic and World Cup soccer coach Bruce Arena

•former NFL star and Fox Sports analyst Brian Baldinger

•former NFL defensive back and Pro Bowler Lance Schulters

•major league lacrosse defensive star Nick Polanco

and many other All-American and national champions.

 For more information, contact NCC Director of Athletics and Physical Education Michael Pelliccia at 516.572.7537

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About Nassau Community CollegeNassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 23,000 full- and part-time students and nearly 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 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. For more information, visit