Distinguished speaker to discuss development, sustainability

Apr 30, 2010 | General News

As part of Louisiana Tech’s Shaping the 21st Century: Stability and Sustainability in a Global Context series, Dr. Robert Kent of California State University-North Ridge, will discuss “Development and Sustainability in South America” on Thursday, May 6.
Kent, department chair and the James H. Ring Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, will speak at 10:15 a.m. in Wyly Tower Auditorium. Kent received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University and wrote “Latin America: Regions and People,” which was published in 2006.
The next event in the annual series will be a faculty lecture from Drs. Jim Nelson and Heath Tims, assistant professors of mechanical engineering. Their discussion will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 11 in Wyly Tower Auditorium.
The Shaping the 21st Century series is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Applied and Natural Sciences, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Science, the College of Business, the Office of Academic Affairs, the Student Government Association, the International Student Office, Tech Gospel Choir: Souls on Fire and the International Student Association.