September 24, 2013
St. John’s University’s 19thAnnual Founders Week
celebration presents:“The Story of a Modern Day Scholar and
Servant”featuring speaker Temple Grandin, Ph.D., who will
discuss her inspiring story about her battle with autism and road
to success as a scholar and humanitarian. The event will take place
on Wednesday, September 25, at 3 p.m. in Carnesecca Arena.
The Story of a Modern Day Scholar and
Temple Grandin, Ph.D.
Wednesday, September 25, 3 p.m.
*Doors open at 2 p.m.*
St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
At the young
age of three years old, Temple Grandin, Ph.D., was diagnosed with
autism. This did not stop her from becoming a doctor of animal
science, professor, bestselling author, activist, and animal
behavior expert. She remains a pivotal source of inspiration and
motivation for those faced with adversity around the world. As a
modern-day scholar and servant, Temple Grandin, Ph.D., will tell
her uplifting story during the University’s 19th Annual
Founders Week celebration at St. John’s University.
This event is
open to the community.
For media inquiries, please contact Elizabeth
Reilly, Director of Media Relations at St. John’s, by calling (718)
990-5789, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.