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Pulitzer Prize Week- Monday, Sept. 24, 2012


Monday, September 24th, 2012, at 4:30 PM


Room 205

Event Description:

Villanova University will host a week of talks and workshops by Pulitzer Prize winning journalists September 24-27, 2012. Featured will be Eileen Sullivan, Villanova alumnae ’99, who won a Pulitzer this year for her AP investigation of the New York City Police Department’s spying in the Muslim community. Also featured will be the team of Philadelphia Inquirer reporters who won a Pulitzer for their series on violence in Philadelphia public schools. Schedule for MONDAY, Sept. 24: 3:00 to 4:15 p.m. Falvey 205 – Eileen Sullivan, AP reporter, VU ’99, will discuss interviewing techniques and other reporting tips. 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Falvey 205 -- Jeff Gammage, Inquirer, will discuss reporting at South Philadelphia High School. Embedded in the school and confronted with racial tensions, Gammage met the challenge of writing the story masterfully. Principal Otis Hackney will present the School administrator’s perspective. Photographer Ron Tarver to follow. Pulitzer Prize week at Villanova University is sponsored by the Concentration in Writing and Rhetoric, the Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society, the Department of English, the Department of Communication, the Center for Peace and Justice Education, the Cultural Studies Program, the Department of Education and Counseling, Falvey Memorial Library, and the Writing Center. It is free and open to the public.

Upcoming Events:

Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 2:30 PM in First Floor Lounge
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 4:00 PM in Room 207
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 2:00 PM in Room 204


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