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February: Traveling Professor Series

NEWS RELEASE

Immediate:  January 5, 2016

Nassau Community College Announces Its Winter 2016 Traveling Professor Lecture Series


Garden City, NY — The Nassau Community College Winter 2016 Traveling Professor Lecture Series has something for everyone. Explore the world through this unique and engaging travel series. From Ethiopia to Ireland, these diverse speakers from the Nassau Community College faculty will share their fascinating travel experiences and observations with the community:

Backpacking Through Europe Tom Bruckner, Physical Sciences Monday, February 1 at 11:00 a.m. CCB 251

18th Century Knoxville, Tennessee's African American "Governor" Suzanne Kaebnick, English Friday, February 5 at 9:30 a.m. CCB 254

Crossing Europe in Space and Time Evgeni Kabotyanski, Biology Friday, February 5 at 12:30 p.m. CCB 254

Old Kingdoms and Christianity in Ethiopia Christine Tuaillon, Biology Monday, February 8 at 12:30 p.m. CCB 251

Beer in the Morning, Peanut Butter Never: Tasty Travel Tidbits Elizabeth Fonseca, LINCC Tuesday, February 9 at 10:00 a.m. CCB 251

The Heartbeat of Nigeria Catherine Blotiau, Allied Health Sciences Tuesday, February 9 at 1:00 p.m. CCB 251

Driving Through the Irish Countryside Joan Strong, English Wednesday, February 10 at 12:30 p.m. CCB 254

Exploring Local, State and National Parks Darshna Katwala, Reading/Basic Education Thursday, February 11 at 10:00 a.m. CCB 251

Family Genealogy in Poland and Sicily Michael Niemczyk, English Thursday, February 11 at 1:00 p.m. CCB 251

Haitian Humor, Caricatures, and the Quest for Democracy Pierre Desroches, Foreign Languages Tuesday, February 23 at 1:00 p.m. CCB 254

A Librarian at Sea, Part II Richard Del Bango, Library Friday, February 26 at 11:30 a.m. CCB 254

Exploring Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust Joyce Stern, Reading/Basic Education Monday, February 29 at 12:30 p.m. CCB 254

All Traveling Professor programs are free and open to the public. Visitors are asked to stop off at Public Safety and pick up a parking permit when they arrive on campus. The series is sponsored by the Nassau Community College Cultural Program. For further information, call 516.572.7148.

Media Contact Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 alicia.steger@ncc.edu ncc.edu/newsreleases

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