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Advisory: Students to Speak Up About Aging Issues

Contact: Michael Larkin
212-636-7175
mlarkin@fordham.edu


NEW YORK—Students from Fordham University, Westchester Community College and the Westchester Youth Council will participate in an open forum titled SPEAK-UP (Student Participants Embrace Aging Issues of Key Concern) on Wed., Oct. 20 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Spellman Auditorium on the Marymount campus of Fordham University, 100 Marymount Ave., Tarrytown, NY.

Hosted by NBC correspondent Kendra Farn and MTV2 host Amanda Diva, the forum will give students the opportunity discuss the privatization of social security and Medicare, and to learn how local and national aging policies will affect them and their families.

DATE:     WED. OCT. 20
TIME:      6 TO 8:30 P.M.
PLACE:  MARYMOUNT COLLEGE FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
               SPELLMAN AUDITORIUM
               100 MARYMOUNT AVE.
               TARRYTOWN, NY

The Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services, Westchester County Youth Bureau, Westchester Public/Private Partnership and Marymount College of Fordham University are sponsoring the event.

In July 2002, Marymount College consolidated with Fordham University to create a new model of a women's Catholic college, one that enjoys the academic and administrative resources of a major university while retaining the character of a small, largely residential liberal arts college. This union builds upon a long relationship between the two institutions. Founded in 1841, Fordham is New York City's Jesuit University, enrolling approximately 15,800 students among its five undergraduate and six graduate schools. Marymount College of Fordham University is the Fordham’s fifth undergraduate college.
10/04


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