Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Alfred University panelists to examine probable outcomes of November election

A bipartisan panel of Alfred University faculty and members of the community will examine the probable outcomes of the November 2016 election, headlined by the race between the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and the Republican candidate Donald Trump for the Presidency of the United States.  “Election 2016: A Panel Discussion” is planned for 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center.
Offering their views will be Emrys Westacott, professor of Philosophy; Hornell Mayor Shawn Hogan, a Democrat who is the longest-tenured city mayor in New York State; Joe Sempolinski,  Rep. Tom Reed’s (Republican from NY’s 23rd Congressional district and a 1992 Alfred University alumnus; Green Party activist Virginia Rasmussen, a former professor of Environmental Studies at Alfred University; and Gary Ostrower, professor of History and a former Republican mayor and trustees of the Village of Alfred.
The event is open to the public, free of charge.