February 2017: Winter Traveling Professor Series


Immediate:  January 23, 2017

Nassau Community College Announces Its Winter 2017 Traveling Professor Lecture Series

Garden City, NY — The Nassau Community College Winter 2017 Traveling Professor Lecture Series has something for everyone. Explore the world through this unique and engaging travel series. From Austria to Peru, these diverse speakers from the Nassau Community College faculty will share their fascinating travel experiences and observations with the community:

Traveling the Blue Danube: Hungary,Austria and GermanyProf. Nicole Simon, Engineering/ Physics/TechnologyWednesday, February 19:30 a.m., College Center Building(CCB), Room 251 An International Journey in Poetry: Europe, NorthAmerica and the Middle EastProf. Barry Fruchter, EnglishThursday, February 910:00 a.m., CCB, 254
Visiting NFL Stadiums: Dallas Cowboys,San Francisco 49ers and the NY GiantsProf. John Despagna, Accounting andBusiness AdministrationThursday, February 91:00 p.m., Tower 11th floor Cancer Research in England and the Joys of Studying in EuropeProf. Faiza Shah, ChemistryFriday, February 1011:00 a.m., CCB 251
The Slovak Republic: Historical Villagesand Cities; Natural BeautyProf. Alfredo Mellace, ChemistryWednesday, February 1511:00 a.m., CCB 251 Afro-Brazilian Culture and ReligionProf. Chris Schwertman, EnglishMonday, February 272:00 p.m., CCB 254
Heading South to the Beautiful Islandof GuadeloupeProf. Pierre Desroches, Foreign LanguagesTuesday, February 281:00 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.

About Nassau Community College Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where more than 20,000 full- and part-time students and approximately 10,000 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 www.ncc.edu.

Media ContactAlicia Steger 516.572.9634alicia.steger@ncc.eduncc.edu/newsreleases


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