International issues and educational opportunities for students discussed on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday, Jan. 1

From St. Norbert College, December 29, 2009
by Brian Curran, brian.curran@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Gratzia Villarroel, associate professor of political science at St. Norbert College, will be the special guest on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show hosted by dean and academic vice president Michael Marsden. They will discuss educational opportunities about international issues for St. Norbert College students.

Villarroel received her Master's degree and Ph.D. in government and international studies from the University of South Carolina. Villarroel recently returned from a year's sabbatical, as a Santo Domingo visiting scholar at Harvard University's David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. She is the author of numerous academic presentations and publications and is currently working on a book regarding political change and the status of women in South America.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Friday in Jan. beginning Jan. 1 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Friday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities, Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha, and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue Sundays at 10 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show may also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel 411. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital cable customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is also airing in Milwaukee, Marshfield, Wausau, Wisconsin Rapids and Upper Michigan.

For more information or to watch it online, visit the website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations/.