Posted: Thursday Nov 7, 2013
Nov. 7, 2013
Saint Vincent College School of Humanities and Fine Arts and its Charles G. and Anita L. Manoli Scholarship Committee presented a lecture at the Fred M. Rogers Center on Nov. 1 by Dr. Donald L. Miller, right, a graduate of Saint Vincent who has served as the author, commentator and scriptwriter of more than 40 national television productions. The talk was entitled, “Masters of the Air: the 8th Air Force in World War II.” Charles G. Manoli, left, who taught at Saint Vincent for more than 40 years, is a graduate of Saint Vincent Preparatory School (class of 1945) and Saint Vincent College (class of 1951) and was honored by the college with an honorary doctor of humane letters degree in 2005. He was a distinguished guest and honoree at the lecture and subsequent reception. Miller is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College and an expert on World War II, among other topics in American history. Miller received his undergraduate from Saint Vincent College, his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and joined the Lafayette College faculty in 1978. He has also taught at Cornell University’s School for Industrial and Labor Relations, the Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Oxford University. He is the recipient of an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Saint Vincent College and Outstanding Alumni awards from the University of Maryland and Ohio University. More than 125 people attended the lecture and reception.
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