Oct. 19, 2006 • Volume 15 Number 4

Lynch School Event Addresses Education and Immigration

The Lynch School of Education will present its annual symposium on Oct. 26, with this year's theme as "Education and Immigration: A Call to Conscience."

Fairfield University Professor of Sociology and International Studies Richard Ryscavage, SJ, who is director of the Center for the Study of Faith and Public Life, will present the keynote address at 4:30 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. Responding to the talk will be Clinical Prof. Daniel Kanstroom (Law), associate director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College - the symposium's co-sponsor -and Iris Gomez, an attorney with the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute and advocate for the rights of immigrant youth to higher education.

In addition, the Lynch School Undergraduate Senate will honor outstanding teachers nominated by the school's senior class: John Keppel, Stoughton High School, Fall River; Maria Lanahan, Verona (NJ) High School; Lynne Meyer, Greenleaf Elementary School, Apple Valley, Minn.; and Sue Nealon, Broadmeadow School, Needham.

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