'International City of Kent' topic of Bowman Breakfast

Published:

Marcello Fantoni, associate provost for global education at Kent State, will be the speaker for the fall 2013 Bowman Breakfast on Oct. 2 at Kent State University.

The event will take place in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program will follow at 8 a.m.

Fantoni will speak on the topic "The International City of Kent."

Fantoni received his Ph.D. in history and civilization in 1991 from the European University Institute.

From 1995-2004, he served as director of the Georgetown University program in Florence and professor of European history at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. He taught at the Catholic University in Milan and at the University of Teramo, Italy. At the University of Teramo, he was chair of the Department of Communication and vice-president for international relations.

In 2005, he was appointed director of the Kent State program in Florence, Italy, and in 2009 was named the university's Europe manager, overseeing Kent State's campuses in Florence and Geneva, Switzerland. He was named associate provost for global education at Kent State in 2012.

The cost to attend is $10 per person at the door, payable by cash or check. No invoicing is available for this event, and payment at the door is required.

Reservations can be completed online or by contacting Mary Mandalari at 330-672-8664 or mmandala@kent.edu no later than Sept. 26. No shows will be billed. If you find you cannot attend, contact Mandalari to cancel your reservation by Sept. 26.

The Bowman Breakfast, a tradition since 1963, is sponsored by KSU and the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce.

Want to leave your comments?

Sign in or Register to comment.