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Garden City, NY, United States, 2012/09/05 - On September 13, Adelphi University continues “The President’s Series on Critical Issues” presented by Adelphi President Robert A. Scott with guest speaker Caroline Roan, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Reputation at Pfizer, Inc.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 8:30 am. in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom of Adelphi’s Ruth S. Harley University Center, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. A light breakfast will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required by Monday, September 10.
Ms. Roan is Vice President of Corporate Responsibility & Reputation at Pfizer Inc., the world’s largest biopharmaceutical company headquartered in New York. She is also President of The Pfizer Foundation. Under Ms. Roan’s leadership, Pfizer continues to be a top corporate donor and has received local, national and international awards and recognition for its corporate responsibility programs.
Prior to joining Pfizer, Ms. Roan worked with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Community Health Team and at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health.
Ms. Roan serves as a David Rockefeller Fellow through the Partnership for New York City.
To RSVP by September 10, please call (516) 877-3844.
Dr. Robert A. Scott launched Adelphi’s President’s Series on Critical Issues in 2001 to provide students, scholars, and distinguished guests with an intimate forum in which to explore critical local, regional, national, and global topics.
About Adelphi University
Adelphi (adelphi.edu) is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Schools of Nursing and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 41 states and 60 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.