Limited number of tickets available for Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's talk at St. Norbert College

Wednesday, May 23, at 9 a.m.

From St. Norbert College, April 16, 2012
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

A limited number of tickets for Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's keynote address went on sale today. Selig will speak at the academic conference "A Mirror of Our Culture: Sport and Society in America." This national conference will be hosted by St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers, May 22-24.

Selig's talk, "Major League Baseball in the 21st Century," will take place Wednesday, May 23, at 9 a.m. at the Walter Theatre in the Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts building on the St. Norbert College campus. There are a limited number of tickets available, as the majority of seats are reserved for conference participants. Due to a large media presence, some attendees may experience an obstructed view.

All seats are $5 and tickets for events held in Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts are subject to a $1.00 per ticket facility fee. The facility fee is used to improve and enhance the Hall of Fine Arts. To order tickets online, go to https://tickets.snc.edu/s418, or call the box office at 92-403-3950 or 800-762-2699.

This is the second conference of its kind put on by St. Norbert and the Packers. The first conference was held in 2010. This partnership between an NFL team and an institution of higher education brings together academics and business professionals from around the country.

The Packers have held their summer training camp at St. Norbert College for 54 years, the longest such relationship between a pro football team and a college in the NFL. For more on the connections between St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers, go to http://www.snc.edu/communications/specialreports/packerconnection.html.

"A Mirror of Our Culture: Sport and Society in America' provides opportunities for sports academics and professionals working in sports-related fields to network and to share their expertise about American sports.

The conference is sponsored by the Neville Public Museum of Brown County, International Sports Professionals Association (ISPA) and Center for Ethical Youth Coaching (CEYC).

For more information on the conference, contact Karen Cleereman, conference administrative coordinator, at sportandsociety@snc.edu or 920-403-3777.