Prominent photographer Nick Del Calzo to speak about his photographic interaction with living WWII heroes at Kennesaw State

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (June 20‚ 2007) — World−renowned photographer Nick Del Calzo will share his…

Georgia (Jun 20, 2007) — Prominent photographer Nick Del Calzo to speak about his photographic interaction with living WWII heroes at Kennesaw State

Stacey Moore

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Director of University Relations
Frances Weyand Harrison
770−423−6203
fharris4@kennesaw.edu

Writer: Stacey Moore‚ 770−423−6343 or smoore66@kennesaw.edu

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KENNESAW‚ Ga. (June 20‚ 2007) — World−renowned photographer Nick Del Calzo will share his unique experiences gained while photographing and interviewing some of America’s iconic WWII Medal of Honor heroes during a presentation on June 26 at Kennesaw State University. The World War II Exhibit and the Clary Lecture Series at KSU are sponsoring the free event that is open to the public. It will be held in the KSU Center at 5:30 p.m.

Del Calzo’s New York Times bestseller‚ “Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty” captures his distinctive style of photography of more than 100 of America’s living Medal of Honor recipients. Some of Del Calzo’s photographs of those brave heroes hang in the halls of the Pentagon. The Medal of Honor award is the nation’s highest tribute‚ the only one that commands a salute from the president and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Since its implementation in 1863‚ approximately 3‚440 military members and civilians have received the medal.

What:
Nick Del Calzo presentation – the focus of this program will be on WWII Medal of Honor winners. The event is free‚ however registration is required. Call 770−423−6765 or visit www.kennesaw.edu/coned‚ click on OSHER and type in #074SOR10040C to register.

When:
Tuesday‚ June 26
5:30 p.m. Reception with hors d’oeuvres
6:15 p.m. Presentation

Where:
KSU Center‚ 3333 Busbee Drive‚ Kennesaw


Media wishing to attend the event are asked to contact Stacey Moore at 770−423−6343.

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A member of the 35−unit University System of Georgia‚ Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population approaching 20‚000 from 132 countries. The third−largest university in Georgia‚ Kennesaw State offers more than 60 graduate and undergraduate degrees‚ including a new doctorate in education.


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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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