NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) Graduate School Division of Art and Communication Studies will host the conference "International Communication and Global Development," on February 7 on the College's main campus in New Rochelle. Headlining the day's program as keynote speaker will be Dick Grasso - Chairman & CEO of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) since 1995. Mr. Grasso will address the globalization of markets and international growth at the NYSE. The day-long conference will include a panel of international business, policy and education leaders who will address how recent trends in international communication foster heightened interdependence between countries and the impact these trends have on future global business and political relations. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and reservations, please call (914) 654- 5208. "This conference is part of our expanding commitment to provide the forum for debating important issues of international communication and global development - essential to our mission of shaping the leaders of tomorrow," said Dr. Stephen J. Sweeny, President, The College of New Rochelle. "Through the lens of economic globalism and the interdependence among nations, the speakers will debate how the information revolution has changed the face of international communication," said Dr. Basilio Monteiro, Division Head, CNR Graduate School of Art and Communication Studies. Program includes: 8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. - Registration and Coffee 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Keynote Mr. Dick Grasso, Chairman & CEO, New York Stock Exchange 10:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m. - Panel Discussions Mr. Michael Hovey, Executive Director, Hague Appeal for Peace Mr. Robert Holloway, Agence France Presse- UN Mr. Larry Rich, Executive Producer, Maryknoll Productions Ms. CynDee Royle, Senior Managing Editor, Journal News Dr. Jack Phelan, Professor, Fordham University, moderator 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Speaker Ms. Therese Gestaut, Director of Strategic Communications Division, United Nations Department of Public Information 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. - Lunch with panelists The first Catholic college for women in New York State, The College of New Rochelle was founded in 1904 by the Ursuline Order. Today, it comprises the all-women School of Arts & Sciences, and three schools which admit women and men: the School of New Resources (for adult learners), the School of Nursing and the Graduate School. The main campus of the College is located in lower Westchester County, 16 miles north of New York City. The College maintains six other campus locations in New York City. Visit the College's website at www.cnr.edu .
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