Media Advisory – Tuesday, March 22, 2011

March 22, 2011

EVENT: Thorneloe University 50th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration
DATE: Tuesday, March 29, 2011
TIME: 2 pm
PLACE: Tom Davies Square, Sudbury, Ontario


Thorneloe University, on the campus of Laurentian University, will kick off its 50th anniversary celebration in the foyer of Tom Davies Square on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 2 pm.

A number of dignitaries will deliver greetings, including Greater Sudbury Mayor Marianne Matichuk, Dr. Bruce Ward, Professor of Religious Studies and Bishop Stephen Andrews of the Diocese of Algoma. Roger Nash, Poet Laureate for the City of Greater Sudbury and a former professor at Thorneloe, will read a poem specially commissioned for the occasion.

Thorneloe University is an interdisciplinary centre of teaching, learning and research in the humanities, the arts and theology. Thorneloe is home to the departments of Classical Studies, Religious Studies, Theatre Arts, Women’s Studies, Fine Arts and Theology. For more information, visit


Media Contact:
Dr. Robert Derrenbacker, President, Thorneloe University
(705) 673-1730, ext. 23,

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