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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to Speak at Georgia Southern University

01-17 Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to Speak at Georgia Southern UniversityFormer New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will speak at Georgia Southern University’s Hanner Fieldhouse on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

During Giuliani’s term as mayor of New York, he was credited with the economic turnaround and revitalization of the city. Giuliani’s leadership in the months following the September 11th attacks led him to be dubbed “America’s Mayor” and named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year.” Giuliani also received a knighthood from Great Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II for his efforts.

Giuliani’s presentation at Georgia Southern is titled Principled Leadership: In the Face of Change and Crisis.

“Our students were children during the 9/11 attacks, and they still remember images of Mayor  Giuliani walking the streets of New York leading emergency efforts, comforting victims, and telling the world that the city would recover,” said Georgia Southern Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Teresa Thompson. “His message of leadership, even in the most unimaginable circumstances, will be one our students can carry with them long after they leave Georgia Southern University. We believe this message will be inspiring, and will give our students a unique chance to hear first-hand from someone who was at the center of one of the most important events of our lifetimes.”

While the event is free and open to the public, seating is limited. Tickets to reserve seats for the event will be distributed as follows:

Student Ticket Distribution: March 1, 2, 5 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Faculty/Staff Ticket Distribution: March 6-7 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Community Ticket Distribution: March 8-9 (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

Tickets will be distributed at the Hanner ticket booth that is located to the left of the main Hanner entrance off of Fair Road.

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