Southern Connecticut State University has been officially advised that all campus events of 100 or more attendees scheduled through April 30 must be postponed or canceled as a preventative measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Therefore the Mary and Louis Fusco Distinguished Lecture featuring Anderson Cooper on March 28 has been postponed. We will look to reschedule this event in the fall. Information regarding ticketing and a future date will be forthcoming.
An Evening with CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper
Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 7 PM
John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
Southern Connecticut State University
In remarks, and then a moderated conversation with SCSU Political Science Professor Jonathan Wharton, leading journalist Anderson Cooper will speak about his life and career, as well as the national and global issues making headlines today.
Cooper is the anchor of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360°, a global newscast that goes beyond the headlines with in-depth reporting and investigations. Since the start of his career in 1992, Cooper has covered almost every major news events around the world, including award-winning, on-site coverage of Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti earthquake and the 2004 tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean. He has won a host of major journalism honors, including 17 Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding achievement in broadcast journalism. His books -- The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss – and Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of Wars, Disaster, and Survival -- both topped the New York Times Best Seller List.
- $125 VIP with premium seating, post-event reception, autographed book, and photo opportunity
- $40 Premium Seating | Main Sections M1-M6
- $35 Regular Seating | Upper Sections U1-U12
- $25 SCSU faculty and staff/active alumni with valid ID (limit 2)
- $15 SCSU students with valid ID (limit 2)
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