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League of Women Voters Park Forest Area’s October Meeting to Discuss Higher Education Forum: Higher Education Institutions in the Southland: Our Hidden Gems

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Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—September 28, 2017. One of the significant assets of the south suburbs is the access to high quality, affordable post-secondary education.  Please join the League of Women Voters –Park Forest Area on Tuesday, October 10th at 7 p.m. at the Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Boulevard, as we host a panel discussion on higher education institutions in the south suburbs.  Panelists will include:

  • Elaine Maimon, President, Governors State University
  • Marie Hansel, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Prairie State College
  • Lynette Stokes-Wilson, Vice President for Academic Services, South Suburban College

Our panelists will share information of such topics as new programs and initiatives, student demographics, outreach efforts and the lingering impact of the state budget impasse.  This promises to be an informative program, which provides the opportunity to learn more about these institutions that enhance the quality of life in our community.

Please plan to attend.  Bring your neighbors, friends and questions for our distinguished panel. For more information, contact Diane Hodges at 708-720-5954 or email at [email protected] or Anne Marie Leofanti at 708-481-1795 or email at:  [email protected].

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization which encourages informative and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  The LWV encourages citizens to register to vote and provides public education for voters on election issues.  The League does not support or oppose any candidate for public office.  Anyone interested in promoting responsible government is invited to be a member.  For more information visit