Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Dr. Robert Butler Slated to Speak at Dowling College
OAKDALE, NY – Pulitzer Prize-winning author and president of the International Longevity Center Dr. Robert Butler will speak at the inauguration of the new Center for Intergenerational Policy & Practice at Dowling College in partnership with Intergenerational Strategies. Dr. Butler will discuss his latest book “The Longevity Revolutionâ€ and entertain audience questions.
This event will take place on Friday, September 19, 2008 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the Fortunoff Hall Ballroom at Dowling Collegeâ€™s Rudolph Campus in Oakdale. The $30 Registration Fee includes breakfast and a copy of Dr. Butlerâ€™s book, â€œThe Longevity Revolutionâ€. To register, visit www.dowling.edu/intergenerationalcenter
The mission of the Center for Intergenerational Policy & Practice at Dowling College is to raise public awareness of the inter-relatedness of the needs of all generational groups through education, advocacy, and practice.
â€œDr. Butlerâ€™s presentation is a rare opportunity for Long Islanders to hear from one of the worldâ€™s most recognized experts in the aging field. Dr. Butler is filled with historical insights as well as
recommendations on what the future portends as we age,â€ says Dr. Susanne Bleiberg Seperson, Director of Dowling Collegeâ€™s Center for Intergenerational Policy and Practice.â€ “We are living longer and
healthier lives and many people are in a position to give back to the community through participation in intergenerational activities.”
About Dowling College
Dowling College is an independent, coeducational college that serves more than 6,500 students at its historic Rudolph Campus on the banks of the Connetquot River in Oakdale, NY, and the 105-acre Brookhaven Campus in eastern Long Island and a business center located near the Nassau-Suffolk border in Melville. Dowling offers Bachelorâ€™s, Masterâ€™s, and Doctoral degrees in several disciplines through its four schools: Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business, and Education.