October 31, 2013
St. John’s University will host an academic lecture with speaker
Greg David, former editorial director of Crain’s New York
Business and current columnist, on Thursday, November 7 at 5
p.m. in the Little Theatre, Queens Campus.
Greg David worked 25 years as editor and
editorial director for Crain’s New York Business and
currently writes a blog and weekly column for the publication.
During his tenure as editor, Crain’s won two Gerald W. Loeb
awards for excellence in business journalist as well as general
excellence awards from the Alliance of Area Business Publications
and Society of American Business Writers and Editors. He personally
has won awards for his columns and editorials from the two groups
in recent years.
The lecture will explore the changing economy
of New York City and its recent climb as explored in the book,
Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City by
speaker, Greg David. In addition, the lecture will provide a post
Election Day recap and preview of policy and politics facing New
York City government in 2014. The lecture is free and open to the
Crain’s NY Business Columnist Greg David
Thursday, November 7 at 5 p.m.
Little Theatre, Queens Campus
This event is part of St. John’s University’s PARTICIPATE
’13,a University-wide annual initiative to promote and
increase greater civic awareness, engagement and participation in
the political process. The PARTICIPATE program
annually sponsors Voter Registration Drives, Candidate Forums and
other academic lectures and events to create better informed and
more active voters within the University community.
For more information on PARTICIPATE ’13, please
visit www.stjohns.edu/participate, or contact Brian Browne,
Assistant Vice President for Government Relations at St. John’s at
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