Gronski to discuss global climate change on

Beginning Friday, March 6

From St. Norbert College, February 23, 2009
by Jordan Vater, jordan.vater@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Robert Gronski, senior policy coordinator for the National Catholic Rural Life Conference (NCRLC), will be the special guest during the March "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show, hosted by dean and academic vice president of the College, Michael Marsden. They will discuss the moral imperative of global climate change.

Gronski, who received his Ph.D. in rural sociology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, currently works at the federal and state levels for NCRLC. His decisions deal with farm and rural life, land stewardship, water quality, global climate change and community food security. Gronski's background includes extensive rural development experience in the Asia-Pacific region.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Friday in March beginning March 6 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 1111. 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 on the show or to watch it online, visit the show's website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations/.