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February10, Andy Stoll: Global Education

February 10, 2014 CSU Ballroom, 7 p.m. FREE

2014-01-30

 

Contact: Morgan Romero                                                       January 28, 2014 Tel: 651-402-4788                                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Morgan.romero@mnsu.edu   NEWS RELEASE     Feb 10 Lecture: World Traveler Andy Stoll Offers Global Perspective To Social Issues   MANKATO, Minn.—As a college student, Andy Stoll wanted to solve social problems but he had never been out of the country. Now an experienced world traveler and nationally-recognized social entrepreneur, Stoll will present “How and Why to Travel Around the World” on the Minnesota State University, Mankato campus.   IMPACT, the student programming board, presents Stoll in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom on Monday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. This performance is free to Minnesota State Mankato students and the Mankato community.   Free parking is available in all Gold Lots after 6:30 p.m. It is also available for a small fee in the pay lot. For additional parking information please visit the parking website. (http://www.mnsu.edu/parking/maps.html)   Stoll recently completed a solo trip around the world seeking a global perspective to social issues. His travels came after graduating from University of Iowa with an interest in social entrepreneur work. Three years later, he quit his job, sold everything he owned and decided he was going to take a year-long trip around the world.   Four years and 40 countries later, Stoll returned and has become known as a social entrepreneur, media producer and sought-after college speaker. His inspirational presentations include several TED talks and speeches encourage young audiences to broaden their viewpoints through international travel.   Stoll is also a co-founder of Seed Here Studio that helps to grow creative, entrepreneurial communities. One of the youngest people named to The Corridor Business Journal’s 40 under 40 list, Stoll has been nationally recognized for his public service and social entrepreneurial work by The Harry S. Truman Foundation, Rotary International and The American Institute of Public Service. Stoll has been named   IMPACT is the student programming board of the Centennial Student Union. IMPACT brings Innovative Memorial Programming to Achieve Campus Togetherness. The board, advised by staff in the Student Activities Office, plans events funded through student activity fees.    For more information on this topic or for further comments, please contact Bill Tourville at 507-389-6076 or email him at William.tourville@mnsu.edu.  

February 10, 2014
CSU Ballroom, 7 p.m.
FREE

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