News Conference With Sydney Schanberg and Jim Ottaway Jr.
NEW PALTZ -- The State University of New York will host a news conference at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 11 at the campus' College Terrace Restaurant.
The purpose of the news conference is to introduce Sydney Schanberg as the first fellow named to the James H. Ottaway Sr. Endowed Professorship for Journalism.
Sydney Schanberg, internationally-known journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize for international journalism in 1976 and won several other awards for his reporting career at The New York Times and Newsday.
Jim Ottaway Jr., chief executive officer of Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. Ottaway made the donation that supports the endowed professorship.
Roger Bowen, SUNY New Paltz president.
Contact Ken Ross at (845) 257-3245 for more information.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.