Former president of Ireland and noted humanitarian, Mary Robinson, to speak at Columbia College
WHO: Mary Robinson is a leading advocate for human rights on the global stage. Robinson has enjoyed a distinguished career in public service, as she was the first woman president of Ireland and served as the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights. Her efforts were recognized by President Obama in 2009, awarding Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Robinson currently heads the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, an organization that advocates on behalf of people adversely impacted by climate change.
WHAT: Columbia College hosts Mary Robinson, founder of the Mary Robinson Center - Climate Justice.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 5
Event begins at 7:30p.m.
Q&A panel begins at 3:30p.m.
WHERE: Columbia College - 1001 Rogers St.
Lecture: Launer Auditorium, Launer Hall
Q&A panel: Dorsey Gymnasium, Dorsey Hall
Parking is available at the corner of Rogers Street and 10th Street.
Founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 160 years. As a private, nonprofit, liberal arts and sciences institution, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty and quality educational programs. With more than 30 campuses across the country, 18 of which are on military installations, students may enroll in day, evening or online classes. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Columbia College educates more than 30,000 students each year and has more than 74,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit www.ccis.edu.
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