Oct. 31 "My Generation is Leaving You a Mess--So What are You Going to Do About It?"


Immediate: October 11, 2011 Media Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634Email: alicia.steger@ncc.eduncc.edu/newsreleases

Nassau Community College Presents

"My Generation is Leaving You a Mess—So What Are You Going to Do About It?" Columnist & Activist Peter Goldmark

Peter Goldmark

October 31

Garden City, NY– The Nassau Community College Cultural Program is proud to present "My Generation is Leaving You a Mess—So What Are You Going to Do About It?," a presentation by distinguished activist and columnist Peter Goldmark. The event will take place on Monday, October 31 at 12:30 p.m. in the College Center Building.

Peter Goldmark's opinion column can be read every Sunday in "Newsday." He has had exceptional careers in both the public and private sectors, including serving as a former budget director of New York State and former publisher of the "International Herald Tribune." Goldmark also headed the climate program at the Environmental Defense Fund, was a trustee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and served as director of the newspaper and Internet publisher Knight Ridder Inc. Among his other positions have been director of the Dreyfus Third Century Mutual Fund, a trustee of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

In addition, Goldmark has taught courses at the JFK School of Government, Harvard University and Yale College, among others. He holds a B.A. from Harvard University.

For more information about "My Generation is Leaving a Mess—So What Are You Going to Do About It?"—which is free, open to the public and accessible to the disabled—call 516.572.7153.

About Nassau Community CollegeNassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where nearly 24,000 full- and part-time students and almost 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 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.