March is national Women’s history month. Join us as we discover
how new york would not be what it is today without women. Beginning
with the settlers who came to new york when it was known as new
amsterdam, you will hear how a handful of women, both good and bad,
helped to make this the greatest city in our country. This lecture
focuses on women who helped improve the quality of life in New
Professor James Weiss holds graduate degrees from Fordham
University, Long Island University and St. John’s University. He
worked for the New York City Board of Education as an Assistant
Principal for 24 years before opening his own counseling practice.
He taught Discover New York and Speech at St. John’s University for
the past several years. He is the author of several books including
Three Hundred and Twenty Ways To Make Your Life Happen. He has also
published several short stories about life in Brooklyn, New York
and an anthology of poems.
for this event.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Kelleher Center, Staten Island campus