Posted: Wednesday Nov 9, 2011
Saint Vincent College Center for Political and Economic Thought of the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government hosted a special event November 8 featuring former Congresswomen Sue Kelly (R-NY) and Beverly Byron (D-MD). The conversation took place in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College and was moderated by Student Government Association Executive Board President Renold Sossong. More than 100 students and faculty attended the event. Participating in the program were, from left, Alexandria S. Correa, a junior from Glen Rock, New Jersey, who introduced Mrs. Byron; Mrs. Kelly; Mr. Sossong, a senior finance major from Mineral Point; Mrs. Byron; and Carrie DiRisio, a senior finance major from Olean, New York, who introduced Mrs. Kelly. The Center for Political and Economic Thought is an interdisciplinary public affairs institution of Saint Vincent College which sponsors research and educational programs, primarily in the fields of politics, economics and moral-cultural affairs. The Center seeks to advance scholarship on philosophical and policy concerns related to freedom and Western civilization with particular regard to the American experience.