Marc Wigler '87 Speaker for National Coming Out Day October 10

10/06/2013

Contributed by Luca Maurer

Celebrate National Coming Out Day with A Conversation with Alumnus Marc Wigler '87, LGBT Advocate, Supporter,  Educator  and Comedian - Thursday October 10 at 7 pm in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

Marc Wigler graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Communications Management and Education and achieved his Master of Arts in Education and his Administrative Certification from DePaul University. His diverse career has included working in the New York television and radio market, travel education, teaching kindergarten in the Chicago Public Schools, serving as a national trainer, and working for the Chicago Teachers Union. He is an adjunct faculty member in the School of Education of DePaul University teaching graduate students about early childhood education and labor-management collaboration. He also hosted an educational television talk show in Chicago for ten years for PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) where his work was recognized for support, education and advocacy.

A reception for members of the campus community and for LGBT and allied alumni
visiting campus for Alumni Weekend will follow.

Delicious fall-themed refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the  Center for LGBT Education, Outreacy & Services.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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