Career Center and Political Science department host guest speaker

Friday, November 18, 2011

What:  The University of North Texas' Career Center and Political Science Department are offering students the opportunity to listen to a U.S. Ambassador speak. Ambassador Ron McMullen, current Diplomat-in-Residence at the University of Texas at Austin will address UNT's students, faculty, and staff about opportunities in foreign service careers.

When/Where: McMullen will be available for media interviews at 3 p.m. Nov. 21 (Monday) in the Career Center in Chestnut Hall , located on the corner of West Sycamore and Avenue C. Following, he will speak from 4-5 p.m in room 104 of UNT's General Academic Building, located on the southeast  corner of Avenue B and West Mulberry Street.

Cost: Free

Contact: Nancy G. Eanes, UNT Employer Development Coordinator, at nancy.eanes@unt.edu or at (940) 565-2706

DENTON (UNT), Texas – The Career Center, in conjunction with the Political Science Department, will host a program on Nov. 21 (Monday) giving students the opportunity to learn from a U.S. Ambassador. Ambassador Ron McMullen will discuss foreign service careers, fellowships, internships and experiences gained from traveling and working abroad.

McMullen has more than 29 years of diplomatic experience and has lived, worked and traveled in 90 countries. He has worked in Burma with Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, worked to prevent civil conflict in Fiji, trained mongoose to detect heroin in Sri Lanka, and gave Hillary Clinton a tour of South Africa's Robben Island with Nelson Mandela. McMullen taught at the Military Academy at West Point for three years as a visiting professor, served as U.S Ambassador to the State of Eritrea, and is currently the Diplomat-in-Residence at the University of Texas at Austin.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

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