For Immediate Release
June 18, 2010
Contact: Daphne Larkin
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Norwich hosts Pulitzer-prize winning author Rick Atkinson
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University School of Graduate and Continuing Studies (SGCS) will host Pulitzer-prize winning author Rick Atkinson on Thursday, June 24 at 2 p.m. in Dole Auditorium as part of the 2010 Todd Lecture Series.
Atkinson, a longtime journalist and author, will speak on the topic of "Bringing Back the Dead: History, Memory, and Writing about War."
This presentation occurs during SGCS’s second residency week in which students from all over the world enrolled in master’s programs in military history, diplomacy, nursing and organizational leadership will be on campus.
The Todd Lecture Series is named in honor of US Army retired Major General and President Emeritus W. Russell Todd, ‘50, and his wife, Carol, in gratitude for their dedicated service to Norwich University and the Northfield Community. With this series, Norwich reaches out to bring important, significant lecturers to the University. The programs will always be free and open to the greater Vermont community as well as the Norwich student body.
Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army. Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the United States of America and the birthplace of our nation's Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). www.norwich.edu
Norwich University’s School of Graduate and Continuing Studies (SGCS) builds upon the institution’s 191 year academic heritage with innovative online master’s degrees in a variety of areas. SGCS also offers a certificate in teaching and learning and a bachelor’s completion program. The programs are recognized throughout the industry for their rigor, small class size, high student satisfaction and retention. http://graduate.norwich.edu/