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Date: Oct 11, 2008
Hofstra University President to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY –
What: Stuart Rabinowitz, President of Hofstra University, will preside over the Opening Bell to commemorate the University hosting the third and final 2008 Presidential Debate.
Who: Joining President Rabinowitz will be:
● Thomas DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller
● Kemp Hannon, New York State Senator
● Kate Murray, Supervisor, Town of Hempstead, New York
● Wayne Hall, Mayor, Village of Hempstead, New York
● John D. Miller, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Hofstra University
● Helene Fortunoff, Member of the Board of Trustees, Hofstra University
● Arthur J. Kremer, Member of the Board of Trustees, Hofstra University
● David Mack, Member of the Board of Trustees Hofstra University
● Donna Mendes, Member of the Board of Trustees, Hofstra University
● Marilyn B. Monter, Member of the Board of Trustees, Hofstra University
● Edwin C. Reed, Member of the Board of Trustees, Hofstra University
● Debra Sandler, Member of the Board of Trustees, Hofstra University
When: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET.
Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd and Broadway - Broadcast Studio.
Leading up to the debate and the 2008 election, Hofstra is proud to host Educate '08, an unprecedented series of lectures, conferences, artistic performances and exhibitions, town hall meetings and interactive forums focused on the issues, history and politics of presidential
elections. Educate '08 provides our students, faculty and the entire surrounding community with access to the newsmakers, scholars and policymakers who have unique insight and knowledge of the American political system. Many of our programs and events are free and open to the public, and we encourage you to join us for what will be a fascinating series of events. During spring 2008's Educate '08 schedule, Hofstra hosted more than 30 events, including guests such as Mary Matalin and James Carville, David Gergen, William Kristol and Maureen Dowd, Charlie Cook, and many scholars, historians, journalists and policymakers.
Find out more about Educate '08 by visiting www.hofstra.edu/educate08.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from more than 140 undergraduate and 155 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business,
communication, education and allied human services, and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students’ interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.